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May 1947


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1947;55(5):723-728. doi:10.1001/archderm.1947.01520050125021

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A Case for Diagnosis (Sarcoid?). Presented by Dr. Eugene F. Traub.  Dr. G. M. B., aged 39, presented himself at the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital about one week ago. He stated that he had had psoriasis, hay fever, asthma and sensitivity to iodides, acetylsalicylic acid, barbiturates and ephedrine. Locally, he was sensitive to tar, salicylic acid, sulfur and mercury.His present eruption had first been noted three or four years before. It consisted of three nodular lesions scattered over the lower part of the abdomen, each varying in size according to the duration. The color was a deep purplish red. The peculiar feature of the eruption was the largest and oldest spot on the right side of the abdomen, which had a depressed center and a peculiarly rolled and elevated border. No such changes were seen in the other nodules. Two

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