Xanthelasma with Hemosiderin Deposits (Hemochromatosis?). Presented by Dr. Mark Marciano (for Dr. Douglas Torre).
From: New York Hospital.
Duration: 5 years.
History: A 64-year-old white printer was first seen on April 8, 1957, with the chief complaint of dark colored lesions about the eyes. He stated that these began appearing about five years ago and gradually increased in size and number.
Past history reveals that in 1947 the patient was noted to have anemia and leukopenia following the treatment of a viral pneumonia with penicillin and sulfonamide. He also received sulfonamide in 1948 for a prostatectomy and bladder stone. In 1950 he received penicillin and Aureomycin for a cold.
Blood count: Hemoglobin, 7.6 gm.; RBC, 2,700,000; WBC, 1700.
Sternal marrow biopsy was diagnosed as hypoplastic with lymphocytic infiltration.
Blood chemistries: blood sugar, 111 mg. per 100 cc.; bilirubin (total), 0.8 mg. per 100 cc.; cholesterol, 127
NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY. AMA Arch Derm. 1958;77(3):359–361. doi:10.1001/archderm.1958.01560030105025
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