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Angiolupoid of Brocq and Pautrier. Presented by Dr. Fletcher Hall.
G. E. is a married white woman aged 47 years. A small purplish red crusting area developed at the base of her nasal septum six weeks ago. Mentholatum (10 per cent camphor, 10 per cent boric acid, 1 per cent menthol, about 0.3 per cent oil of eucalyptus, about 0.3 per cent oil of wintergreen, about 0.3 per cent oil of pine needles, and white wax and white petrolatum) and ammoniated mercury ointment were used locally. The lesion continued to spread to the present size. The patient has lost about 8 pounds (3.6 Kg.) since the onset of the eruption.
Her younger sister had tuberculosis when the patient was 18 years old.
A continuous plaque consisting of a confluence of irregularly elevated purplish red rounded smooth-surfaced papules, varying from the size of a pinhead to that of a small
Hall AF, Counter CE. LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1946;54(3):371–375. doi:10.1001/archderm.1946.01510380118019
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