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December 1943


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President; Secretary Minneapolis, May 7, 1943

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;48(6):681-685. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01510060105018

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Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus. Presented by Dr. C. W. Laymon, Minneapolis.

Mrs. A. N., a white woman aged 58, complains of lesions on her arms, chest and abdomen which have been present for the past several months

She presents extensive sclerotic patches on the back, chest, abdomen and flexor surfaces of the forearms. Similar lesions are present in the groin and on the vulva. Individual white papules presenting follicular dilatation can be seen. There are numerous spiny lesions over the shoulders which impart a nutmeg grater feel to the skin.


Dr. H. Montgomery, Rochester: There is an extensive involvement of the skin. It would not be difficult to confuse this patient's disease clinically with morphea guttata, which, however, it is not.

Arsenical Keratoses; Arsenical Epitheliomas. Presented by Dr. C. W. Laymon, Minneapolis.

Mrs. M. D., a white woman aged 61, noticed lesions on her palms, soles and trunk about

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