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August 1947


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1947;56(2):279-281. doi:10.1001/archderm.1947.01520080139021

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Tuberculosis Verrucosa Cutis of the Neck. Presented by Dr. W. W. Murphy and Dr. B. Held. 

Diffuse Idiopathic Atrophy of the Skin Associated with Advanced Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Presented by Dr. W. W. Murphy and Dr. B. Held.  V. S., a white man aged 28, whose paternal grandparents had had asthma, noticed an erythematous lesion on the left shin in 1935. Over a period of several months this lesion thickened, became scaly and finally resolved, leaving an area of atrophic skin. New lesions gradually appeared, enlarged and then coalesced to involve large areas of both lower extremities. In 1942 the forearms and arms became involved in a similar process, while the skin of the lower extremities became more atrophic. Recently the skin of the upper part of the trunk has become involved. For several years the patient has noticed dryness and scaling of the skin of the scalp, face, trunk and

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