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July 1943


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President; Secretary St. Paul, Nov. 13, 1942

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;48(1):102-104. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01510010106020

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Lichen Urticatus. Presented by Dr. John F. Madden, St. Paul.

L. J., a 4 year old girl, has had an itching eruption on her arms and legs since 1940. The mother stated that the eruption is generally worse in summer and gradually improves as cold weather comes on. The lesions are most intense on the extremities and appear as pea-sized, excoriated papules and wheals, some of which result in hyperpigmented macules and scars. The patient did not improve when given calcium lactate by mouth and solution of parathyroid extract subcutaneously.

Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. John F. Madden, St. Paul.

J. S., a 1 year old boy, has had an eruption on his body for the past eight months. The eruption appears as pigmented plaques, macules and wheals, varying from fawn colored to dark brown. The lesions are irregular and vary in size from that of a pea to that

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