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A Case for Diagnosis (Mycosis Fungoides?). Presented by Dr. Abraham Walzer.
M. S., a woman aged 32, is presented from Beth Moses Hospital. The past history is irrelevant. An eruption began four or five years ago with the development of three small spots, one on the right cheek, one on the left breast and one on the left forearm. Within three months the eruption had become widespread, covering the upper and lower extremities and the trunk in irregular patches of papulovesicular oozing dermatitis. She was treated in various local institutions with external and internal medication. The condition never completely cleared up; faintly brownish pigmented spots remained. For six months the patient was fairly well, with only a small spot here and there. Since then she has had numerous outbreaks, but none has been as serious as the first one.The present eruption is of about one year's duration. The lesions
Abramowitz EW, Robinson LB. NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;42(6):1162–1172. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490180171016
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