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All the cases presented at this meeting were from New York Hospital.
Incontinentia Pigmenti. Presented by Dr. George M. Lewis for Dr. Jean Cramer.
History.—D. M., a white male infant, was born in Astoria General Hospital, June 5, 1953, and on the first day of life was noted to have an eruption on the face and extremities. This faded by the second day save for soles and fingers. On the fourth day diffuse, dusky-gray pigmentation of entire integument was noted, without respiratory distress, and the child was transferred to New York Hospital. The antepartum course and labor were uneventful, with no history of medication or viral infection during the last trimester. The family history is negative.
Examination.—6/9/53.—Epidermis generally dusky-gray in color. Clustered firm-walled vesicles and crusted papules, ranging from 0.1 to 1 cm. in diameter, were arranged in linear fashion on the posterior aspects of the legs, flexor