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May 1946


Author Affiliations

Chairman; Secretary Nov. 8, 1944

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1946;53(5):521-525. doi:10.1001/archderm.1946.01510340087014

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Generalized Sarcoidosis. Presented by Dr. Isadore Rosen.

F. L., a woman aged 32, came to the clinic of the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital on Oct. 14, 1944, with a generalized eruption of seven months' duration. Scattered over the upper half of the back are numerous raised brownish red papules, varying from 5 mm. to 2 cm. in diameter, of fairly firm consistency. A few such lesions are present on the outer aspect of the left arm and on the face. On the outer aspect of the arms numerous subcutaneous nodes are felt. On the nose there is an elongated raised lesion of soft consistency, 11/2 inches (3.8 cm.) long, of light brownish-reddish color, surrounded by a few tiny lesions. The patient stated that she has lost 27 pounds (12.2 Kg.) during the last year.

The patient is married and has

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