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June 1943

ICHTHYOSIFORM ATROPHY OF THE SKIN IN HODGKIN'S DISEASE

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;47(6):778-781. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01500240018003
Abstract

Atrophy, keratoses and pigmentation are among the nonspecific cutaneous manifestations described in Hodgkin's disease.1 Nanta and Chatellier1g spoke of ichthyosiform hyperkeratoses as exceptional cutaneous reactions of the general intoxication.

REPORT OF A CASE  D. G., an athletically built 24 year old American of Jewish extraction, a salesman and a football player, was seen in July 1938 at the tumor clinic of the Rhode Island Hospital because of enlarged supraclavicular lymph nodes.His past history revealed that on May 4, 1936 he was seen at the tumor institute of the Swedish Hospital, Seattle, because of a tumor mass involving the entire right supraclavicular region and right lower region of the neck. A biopsy was made at the laboratory of the Marine Hospital and of the Swedish Hospital, and the diagnosis was Hodgkin's disease. He received roentgen therapy, and on May 19 the mass was reported as having entirely disappeared

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