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February 1943


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;47(2):272-282. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01500200116017

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Pemphigus Vulgaris (Chronic Benign Type) of the Nose, Lip, Mouth and Throat. Presented by Dr. E. William Abramowitz.  J. M., a married woman aged 73, was born in Germany and has been in this country for fifty-seven years. For almost forty years she has been taking bromides, valerian and later phenobarbital for various complaints. She has been wearing dental plates for the last twenty years. Her blood pressure is about 170 systolic. She had a vaginal plastic operation several years ago and now is wearing a pessary. Her menopause appeared twenty years ago. A moderate enlargement of the liver and spleen was detected about one year ago, the cause of which has not been determined by her physician, Dr. Milton A. Miller. Her blood count shows a moderate secondary anemia.The present eruption appeared about two years ago, starting on her tongue. It now involves the lower part of her

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