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February 1944

PEMPHIGUS CONJUNCTIVAE WITH SCARRING OF THE SKIN: REPORT OF THREE ADDITIONAL CASES

Author Affiliations

BOSTON

From the Dermatologic Department of the Massachusetts General Hospital, C. Guy Lane, Chief.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1944;49(2):113-117. doi:10.1001/archderm.1944.01510080025006
Abstract

In a recent communication1 3 cases of pemphigus conjunctivae with scarring of the skin were reported from the Massachusetts General Hospital. A review of the literature included in that paper revealed reports of only 5 similar cases. Since that report 3 additional cases have been observed. They are the subject of this presentation.

A total of 19 cases of pemphigus conjunctivae were observed at the Massachusetts General Hospital between 1936 and 1943 (table). Nine of the patients (47 per cent) presented cutaneous

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