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December 1944


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President; Secretary Nov. 15, 1943

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1944;50(6):421-422. doi:10.1001/archderm.1944.01510180071016

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Granuloma Annulare. Presented by Dr. Leslie P. Barker.

E. B., a white girl aged 11 months, presents an eruption which began on the dorsum of the foot with three small papules which spread peripherally to attain the present size. There have been no subjective symptoms. Examination shows a circinate lesion about 31/2 by 2 inches (9 by 5 cm.). It is mildly erythematous with a nodular border, the nodules being about the size of a split pea and somewhat infiltrated. No other lesions are present.


Dr. Maurice J. Costello: I agree with the diagnosis.

Dr. Royal M. Montgomery: I also agree with the diagnosis.

Dr. Joseph C. Amersbach: Unfortunately I have 2 or 3 patients who have failed to be cured by removal of tissue or to respond to arsenicals or bismuth preparations or to roentgen rays. It represents a considerable problem in my mind when the

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