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May 1940


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;41(5):938-947. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490110124019

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A Case for Diagnosis (Nevus? Hereditary Familial Telangiectasia?). Presented by Dr. Max Scheer.  T. N., a girl aged 9 years, was seen in the dermatologic clinic of Mount Sinai Hospital, service of Dr. Rosen. She was referred by the otolaryngologic department, where some telangiectasia in the left side of the intranasal cavity had been cauterized for nosebleeds.The lesions were first noticed three years ago and have slowly increased in number, with increasing frequency of epistaxes. No other members of the family are affected.The patient presents pinhead-sized telangiectases on the bridge of the nose, and on the upper lip. All the lesions are on the left side. No lesions are found on the tongue, palate or cheek.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Mihran B. Parounagian: I offer a diagnosis of granulosis rubra nasi.Dr. Ludwig Oulmann: The mother states that the child's nose is often moist, but I cannot see tonight any

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