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January 1950


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President; Secretary-Treasurer Jan. 16, 1948

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;61(1):167-170. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530080173029

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Xeroderma Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. Frances A, Torrey.

R. H., a 24 month old girl, has had increasing pigmentation and a dry skin since birth.

On her face there are scattered pigmented areas, atrophy, early angiomas and two epitheliomas, located on the right temple and the right nasolabial fold. She also has hyperpigmentation on the neck and the upper part of the trunk. The legs are dry and somewhat erythematous. The epitheliomas are to be treated with radioactive phosphorus.

A protective sun cream containing 5 per cent menthyl salicylate, vitamin A (25,000 units) daily and advice about avoiding sunshine have been given.

D. H., aged 11 months, the sister of this patient, has an abnormally dry skin with a great number of ephelides.

Nevoxanthoendothelioma? Juvenile Xanthoma? Presented by Dr. Leo M. Columbus, Berkeley, Calif.

Multiple Benign Cystic Epithelioma. Presented by Dr. Grant Morrow.

Porokeratosis (Mibelli). Presented by Dr. Edward J.

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