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December 1950


Author Affiliations

President; Secretary-Treasurer; Oct. 28, 1949

AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;62(6):926-933. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530190160017

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Oral Pemphigus. Presented by Dr. Norman Epstein.


Dr. Norman Epstein: I am surprised that no one questioned the diagnosis. I don't know that one can make a diagnosis of pemphigus of the mouth without the observation of lesions on the skin.

Cutaneous Manifestations of Lymphoma. Presented by Dr. Norman Epstein.

A 35 year old woman first noticed a small elevation on her left cheek six years ago. This was removed with the electrodesiccating current. One and one-half years ago she noticed a purplish, macular, painless, nonpruritic dime-sized lesion on her left cheek. This spread to involve the rest of her face but responded to roentgen ray therapy over a period of three weeks. Other lesions developing about the same time persisted and gradually spread to involve the areas in which they are now present. Swellings have been noted in the groins and neck. One month ago the patient

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