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October 1943


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President; Secretary Oct. 13, 1942

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;48(4):427-444. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01510040071018

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Mycosis Fungoides of the Chest with Parapsoriasis en Plaques of the Body. Presented by Dr. E. William Abramowitz.

Mr. H. S., aged 53, from the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital, was born in England. His past history is irrelevant except that he had typhoid when he was 24 years old. Following that he noticed an eruption on the right side of his chest. About the same time he noticed many half-dollar-sized lesions on his body.

He was first seen in November 1927. He then presented a sharply limited erythematous crusted dermatitis which covered the right mammary area. This patch had been present for fourteen years. He also presented medallion-shaped and oval brownish and slightly scaly patches on his trunk and extremities. He received several roentgen treatments to the right side of his chest, with partial improvement of the eruption in this area. He returned in April 1929 when

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