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December 1954

CONGENITAL TELANGIECTATIC ERYTHEMA RESEMBLING LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS IN DWARFS: Probably a Syndrome Entity

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK
From the Department of Dermatology and Syphilology of the New York University Post-Graduate Medical School (Dr. Marion B. Sulzberger, Chairman) and the Skin and Cancer Unit of the University Hospital.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1954;88(6):754-758. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1954.02050100756008
Abstract

SINCE 1941, we have had under observation at the New York Skin and Cancer Unit a dwarf who presented an eruption on the face resembling lupus erythematosus, in addition to a bullous eruption on the lips which was due to hypersensitivity to sunlight. The reason for this report is the fact that in 1953 two almost identical cases were presented at the New York Academy of Medicine, one from the New York Hospital and the other from the Presbyterian Hospital. The occurrence of three almost identical cases speaks strongly for a syndrome entity and justifies this report.

REPORT OF CASE  G. S., a white boy aged 9 years, born in England of Jewish parents, was seen for the first time at the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital on July 13, 1941, because of an eruption on the face which had been present since the age of 2 years.History.

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