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March 1949


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Secretary New York, Nov. 12, 1946

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1949;59(3):357-360. doi:10.1001/archderm.1949.01520280109017

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Xanthoma Juvenile (Nevoxanthoendothelioma, Solitary Lesion on the Forehead). Presented by Dr. David Bloom. 

A Case for Diagnosis (Tuberculosis Cutis? Syphilis? Acute Rosacea?). Presented by Dr. Fred Wise.  L.M.C., a single woman aged 51, a patient of Dr. Maurice Husik, presents lesions on the nose of more than six weeks' duration. She had chickenpox as a child. In 1936 an operation on the gallbladder, an appendectomy and a right inguinal herniotomy were performed. The patient has otherwise been in good health. She denies having had any venereal infection.The eruption began with a lesion resembling herpes simplex on the left side of the upper lip. This lesion healed, and a similar one appeared above it. About three weeks prior to presentation, a "little rash" appeared on the alae nasi simultaneously, and then the lower half of the nose gradually became involved.The patient presents edema of the lower two thirds of

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