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September 1946


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Chairman; Secretary March 13, 1945

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1946;54(3):365-371. doi:10.1001/archderm.1946.01510380112018

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Neurodermatitis with the Histologic Picture of Mycosis Fungoides. Presented by Dr. Max Scheer.

T. O., a man aged 38, is presented from the New York Skin and Cancer Unit with an eruption on the upper part of the back, the left ankle and the left gluteal region of four years' duration.

The patient presents four lesions in all, two of approximately dollar size on the upper part of the back, which are thickened and scaly, and a palm-sized erythematous lichenified plaque in the region of the left lower gluteal fold, with a lichenified plaque showing exaggerated cutaneous markings covering the outer aspect of the left ankle and extending onto the leg and down on the foot.

This patient was originally referred to the Skin and Cancer Unit by Dr. Gilson, a former resident, in February 1944. A biopsy from one of the lesions on the back at that time showed

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