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August 1943

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

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Chairman; Secretary Jan. 5, 1943

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;48(2):245-249. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01510020104019

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Abstract

A Case for Diagnosis (Mycosis Fungoides?). Presented by Dr. Lewis B. Robinson.

J. C. K., a white man aged 53 years, a pipe fitter, is presented from the Vanderbilt Clinic with a generalized eruption including the scalp, face, trunk and extremities of thirty years' duration.

The patient states that the lesions began in the center of the chest thirty years ago after an attack of "shingles" on the left side of the chest. The area was scaly and disappeared spontaneously in about a year. About twenty-five years ago similar lesions appeared on the face and scalp and also cleared spontaneously after one year. About ten or twelve years ago the arms and legs became dry and began to itch, as did also the chest. Six years ago the eruption came back on the trunk as small scaly patches that have gradually increased in size and spread to the extremities, accompanied

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