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November 1949


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President; Secretary March 26, 1946

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1949;60(5_PART_II):989-1028. doi:10.1001/archderm.1949.01530060152008

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Axillary Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Pyoderma, Cystic Acne in a Girl Aged 15. Presented by Dr. Fred Wise.

Nevus Cerebriformis. Presented by Dr. Fred Wise.

B. G., a single girl aged 18, in good general health, presented a birthmark involving the skin of the posterior and external lateral surfaces of the right thigh. It extended from the gluteal fold down to about one third the length of the thigh; it was roughly rounded in outline, with well defined borders and was approximately 8 inches (20 cm.) in diameter. In addition to the primary growth, there were a few scattered satellite, pea-sized nodules at a distance from the main lesion. The tumor consisted of groups of soft, light brown, partly pedunculated and partly sessile nodules, some of which exhibited cerebriform and cauliflower-like surfaces, while others consisted of yellowish white, rounded, easily compressible "lumps" resembling superficial deposits of fatty tissue, covered with clinically normal

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