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March 1951

PHILADELPHIA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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(MC) U.S.N.

AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1951;63(3):392-401. doi:10.1001/archderm.1951.01570030106016

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Abstract

Squamous Cell Epithelioma of the Lower Lip. Presented by Dr. Bertram Shaffer and (by invitation) Dr. Theodore Eberhard and Dr. William Wells.  Biopsy on April 11, 1949 was reported as showing squamous cell epithelioma. Treatment consisted in the daily administration of roentgen radiation, from April 20 to May 4, 1949, with the following technical factors: 120 kv. (peak), 10 ma., 3 mm. Al filtration and 20 cm. skin-target distance. Fractionated doses—four of 200 r, four of 300 r and five of 400 r—were given for a total dose of 4,000 r. Clinical cure resulted.

Basal Cell Epithelioma. Presented by Dr. Bertram Shaffer and (by invitation) Dr. Theodore Eberhard and Dr. William Wells.  Biopsy on Oct. 18, 1949, was reported as showing basal cell epithelioma. Treatment consisted in the daily administration of roentgen radiation, from Oct. 26 to Nov. 9, 1949, to both areas, with the following technical factors: 120

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