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January 1944

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

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Chairman; Secretary April 2, 1943

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1944;49(1):74-78. doi:10.1001/archderm.1944.01510070077014

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Abstract

Mycosis Fungoides Simulating Parapsoriasis. Presented by Dr. Eugene T. Bernstein and Dr. Lewis A. GOLDBERGER.

S. T., a man aged 65, is presented from Mount Sinai Hospital with erythroderma of the entire integument, except on the chest and the middle of the back, of ten years' duration. There have been no remissions.

The patient presents generalized rounded, partly discrete and partly sharply delineated scaly plaques of various colors, ranging from waxy yellow on the scalp, face and neck to brick red and bluish red on the extremities. On the outer aspect of the right thigh there is a horseshoe-shaped elevated and deeply infiltrated area about 4 inches (10 cm.) in diameter, the center of which is depressed, with a raised border 2 inches (5 cm.) wide. The infiltration is in a state of recession. The entire skin is dry and roughened, and many comedos are seen. Between

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