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April 1948


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1948;57(4):747-760. doi:10.1001/archderm.1948.01520170145019

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Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. S. Rothman and (by invitation) Dr. Z. Felsher. 

Lupus Erythematosus Limited to the Scalp. Presented by Dr. Paul R. Griffith (by invitation).  Mrs. D., a white woman aged 71, suffered a burn from a permanent wave machine in the middle portion of the frontal area of the scalp in 1928. A scar the size of a five cent piece resulted and has been devoid of hair ever since.In January 1944 redness appeared on the frontal part of the scalp, and shortly thereafter the hair in the same area began falling out. The patient stated that her scalp was asymptomatic then and has remained so ever since, but it would become redder for four or five days after each time her hair was shampooed and set.In April 1945 she consulted a physician for the first time, and during the subsequent three weeks she received

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