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August 1945


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Chairman; Secretary-Treasurer April 10, 1944

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1945;52(2):129-132. doi:10.1001/archderm.1945.01510260059017

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Lichen Verrucosus et Reticularis (Kaposi); Porokeratosis Striata (Nékàm); Morbus Moniliformis Lichenoides (Wise and Rein). Presented by Dr. Hiram E. Miller.

Mrs. E. A. M., a 38 year old white woman, is presented from the dermatologic clinic of the University of California Hospital. She has had a "sensitive" skin all her life. From the age of 10 to the age of 24 she noticed that heat or exercise would cause flushing of her skin, with the appearance of red blotches and streaks on the flexor aspects of her arms. About twelve years ago her first pregnancy terminated in stillbirth, and the eruption became more definite and persistent at that time. It has become progressively worse, with partial spontaneous exacerbations and remissions in the past five years. There have never been any subjective symptoms. Many therapeutic attempts, including a course of roentgen ray treatments, have seemingly served only

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