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July 1964


Arch Dermatol. 1964;90(1):103-104. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01600010109026

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Scleroderma, Right Leg and Thigh. Gougerot? Presented by Dr. Ralph B. Coomber. 

Past History.—  The patient has a congenital cataract of right eye, present since birth. He now has small amount of peripheral vision but otherwise can distinguish only light and color.

History.—  A 14-year-old white male was first seen June 18, 1953, with a history of red patches which had appeared over the right leg and thigh during a ten-month period. There were no subjective symptoms except for a small amount of itching. Biopsy at the time was diagnosed as morphea by Dr. Wilber Sachs. Since that time new lesions have appeared, and the patient now presents numerous patches over right leg and thigh with a few new lesions on dorsum of right foot and right hip.

Examination.—  A well-developed boy presenting numerous light to dark red patches over lateral surface of right leg and thigh. These vary in

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