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November 1949


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President; Secretary March 17, 1947

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1949;60(5_PART_II):854-860. doi:10.1001/archderm.1949.01530060017002

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Mycosis Fungoides in a Patient with Psoriasis. Presented by Dr. L. M. Waterhouse.

J. J., a man aged 46, born in the United States, first consulted me twelve years ago, at which time a diagnosis of psoriasis was made. Six or seven years ago he was treated at a well known New York dermatologic clinic where the diagnosis was confirmed clinically and histologically. He had received ultraviolet rays, coal tar preparations and other topical medication. There was no history of his ever having received arsenic preparations. Two years ago the lesions became raised and tumor like. At that time a biopsy specimen from one of these lesions was reported as suggesting lymphoblastoma, but no more definite diagnosis was made. The biopsy was repeated two months ago by another histopathologist, who suggested the possible diagnosis of mycosis fungoides.

Results of repeated serologic tests for syphilis were negative. Results of blood cell

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