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March 1950


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President; Secretary April 15, 1948

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;61(3):519-522. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530100163031

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Extracellular Cholesterosis with Pulmonary Involvement. Presented by Dr. Julius H. Pollock.

Amyloidosis Cutis Treated with Resin of Podophyllum. Presented by Dr. John Garb.

S. E., a man aged 78, in 1944 presented lesions of about fifteen years' duration. He complained of severe itching. In 1929 there had appeared on the right ankle "scabby pimples," which then spread to the outer surface of the right foot. In 1939 similar lesions had appeared on the calf of the left leg.

On the outer surface of the right foot and leg, beginning at the ankle and extending to the junction of the middle and upper third of the leg, there were irregular patches which consisted of discrete papules ranging in size from that of a match head to that of a split pea. There were a few similar isolated and somewhat excoriated lesions, which were less distinct, on the calf of the

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