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July 1947


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1947;56(1):129-136. doi:10.1001/archderm.1947.01520070132017

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum. Presented by Dr. Francis W. Lynch, St. Paul.  Mrs. A. G., aged 35, had noted an eruption on the left leg for four years, accompanied with swelling and periodic ulceration. The eruption was thought to have followed a bruise. The presence of diabetes had been recognized for fifteen years, and she took insulin regularly, though without adequate control by examinations of the urine.On the anterior aspect of the left leg there is a firm, slightly inflamed, irregularly oval plaque, 3 by 6 inches (7.6 by 15 cm.), which is adherent to the underlying tissues. The surface is uneven, with a few crusted areas. Some portions of the eruption are red and others light yellow.

Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum Without Diabetes. Presented by Dr. John F. Madden, St. Paul.  Mrs. A. L. L., aged 39, first noticed lesions appearing on the anterior surface of the middle third of

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