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January 2009

Case for Diagnosis

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Arch Dermatol. 2009;145(1):12. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2008.541



NO. 1

Presented by DR. JACKSON.

It was quite generally agreed to be a case of scleroderma.

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DR. MORROW said that in some cases he had obtained very good results from deep multiple scarifications made over the tumor. Some time ago he had a case of disfiguring keloids of the face, following an application of some kind of acid made for the removal of moles, and recently he had a case where a number of keloid growth had appeared on the hands, following the removal of warts. In these cases treatment by deep scarifications were followed by a marked improvement. It required more than one scarification, however.

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