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May 1957


AMA Arch Derm. 1957;75(5):775-776. doi:10.1001/archderm.1957.01550170143031

1. Follicular Hyperplasia and Acneiform Response in a Five-Year-Old Child of at Least Three Years' Duration. 2. Gynecomastia and Pigmentary Changes of the Breast and Navel of Three Weeks' Duration. Presented by Dr. John P. Scully, Reading.

A white boy, aged 5 years, was first seen on Aug. 22, 1955, with a peculiar follicular hyperplasia and papulopustules of the anterior trunk, said to have been present for two years. At this time there was evidence of associated miliaria. An office visit on Sept. 13, 1955, after 25,000 units of Aquasol A, t. i. d. plus simple local therapy with Carbowax and pHisoHex cleansing, indicated improvement of the miliaria but persistence of the acneiform response and the follicular hyperplasia.

The patient continued on 25,000 units of Aquasol A, t. i. d. for a total of three months with perhaps 50% improvement. The patient was not seen during

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