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January 1947


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1947;55(1):127-143. doi:10.1001/archderm.1947.01520010131020

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Lipid Proteinosis. Presented by Dr. Stephen Rothman and (by invitation) Dr. Z. Felsher.  H. P., a white woman aged 23, was first seen at the University of Chicago Clinics on May 15, 1945. She complained of a peculiar condition of the face and neck, present since babyhood. The patient stated that her trouble began with "infantile eczema," which she had for about seven years. She has been hoarse since babyhood. Her hair has fallen out completely and then regrown on three occasions, the last time when she was 12 years of age. Baldness at that time lasted one month. Three years ago several large nodules appeared on the knees and elbows. For the past several years the patient has suffered with severe cavities of the teeth, and three years ago all the teeth were extracted. Apparently there were no deformities of the teeth.The physical examination at this time reveals

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