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November 1952


Author Affiliations

President; Secretary Feb. 16, 1952

AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1952;66(5):645-648. doi:10.1001/archderm.1952.01530300101018

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Melanoma. Presented by Dr. Carl W. Laymon, Minneapolis.

Mrs. G. B., a white woman aged 82, had a brown patch appear on the right temporal region 12 years ago. The color had become darker in the past year. A rapidly growing nodule appeared in this area six months ago.

Examination shows a pigmented patch measuring 8 by 5 cm., with a bleeding, fungating, black central mass, 1.5 cm. in diameter. The lesion is located on the left temple.

Nevus Pigmentosus. Presented by Dr. Carl W. Laymon, Minneapolis.

D. L., a girl aged 3 months, was born with lesions on the head, trunk, and extremities.

Examination showed a large hairy verrucous nevus involving the right side of the scalp. Another patch was present on the left frontal region. Multiple smooth pigmented punctate and nummular lesions were present on the trunk, extremities, and left side of the scalp.

No therapy was instituted.

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