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November 1959

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY

AMA Arch Derm. 1959;80(5):625-636. doi:10.1001/archderm.1959.01560230111034
Abstract

Darier's Disease Resembling Linear Verrucous Epidermal Nevus. Presented by Dr. Benjamin J. Chester and (by invitation) Dr. Leonard Brown.

The patient was a white girl, 25 years old.

History: Patches of verrucous lesions on the right shoulder and right side of the chest, extending over the abdomen, were first noted at about 15 years of age. She saw a dermatologist in Cleveland, who biopsied the lesions on the right side and gave her oral vitamin A tablets for approximately nine months, which gave her no relief. During the next few years, she noted new lesions behind the right ear and within the right ear. She has had almost complete remission of these lesions at times. She noted exacerbations during pregnancy, four times, in 1953, 1954, 1956, and 1957. During these times, she has noted lesions bilaterally on forehead, flexor surfaces of right arm, and axilla. She developed

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