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February 1946

MANHATTAN DERMATOLOGIC SOCIETY

Author Affiliations

President; Secretary Oct. 10, 1944

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1946;53(2):163-174. doi:10.1001/archderm.1946.01510310087014

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Abstract

Perivasculitis. Presented by Dr. E. William Abramowitz.

Mrs. F. C., 32 years old and born in this country, complains of an eruption on the shins and ankles that has appeared during the summer and improved during the winter for the past twelve years. She came to my office on May 17, 1944, saying that the eruption had become more pronounced during the previous two weeks. She presented crusted and purpuric patches, from the size of a pea to that of a bean, around the ankles and extending up the shins.

She was seen at the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital in 1932 because of similar lesions. A biopsy was reported as indicating the presence of perivasculitis. The hemogram and the bleeding and coagulation times, determined on July 12, 1944, were normal. The vitamin C content was reported as slightly low at that time. The urine showed a faint trace

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