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May 1942


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1942;45(5):976-983. doi:10.1001/archderm.1942.01500110136020

Darier's Disease. Presented by Dr. E. William Abramowitz.  F. G., a woman aged 30, a dental assistant, was presented by Dr. Howard Fox before this society on April 12, 1938 (Arch. Dermat. & Syph.38:654 [Oct.] 1938). At that time, though it was not stated in the history, she also had lesions on the hard palate and gums.She appeared at my office on July 3, 1941 and was given 100,000 U. S. P. units of vitamin A daily. She has taken the vitamin regularly with slight interruptions since then.All lesions have shown considerable regression except those on the palms and soles. The lesions in the mouth have also improved.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Samuel Peck: There seems to be no doubt that this patient has improved under vitamin A therapy. It would interest me to know whether there was a recurrence of the lesions during the summer months, in

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