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June 1966


Arch Dermatol. 1966;93(6):775-777. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600240141029

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Congenital Telangiectatic Erythema in a Dwarf (Bloom's Syndrome). A 15 Year Follow-Up. Presented by Dr. Conrad Stritzler and Dr. Ronald Stritzler.  The patient was first seen when 3 years old. The diagnosis made then was disseminated discoid lupus erythematosus. When he was 10, he was presented before this Society with a severe, erosive cheilitis and red, marginated, slightly raised plaques of various sizes on the nose, forearms, and dorsa of the hands. The lesions were observed to flare in the summer and fade in the fall and winter, leaving hypopigmentation but no atrophy. Telangiectasia was constantly present over the nose and malar regions. The small size of the patient was also notable. It was then that the condition was recognized to be congenital telangiectatic erythema in a dwarf. In the ensuing years, the pattern of seasonal flare and fade of the erythematous lesions continued until two years ago when all

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