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ATLANTIC DERMATOLOGICAL CONFERENCE

ATLANTIC DERMATOLOGICAL CONFERENCE This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Urticaria Pigmentosa? Incontinentia Pigmenti? Presented by Dr. Henry B. Decker, Camden, N. J. and Dr. Herbert A. Luscombe, Philadelphia. DISCUSSION Dr. Perry M. Sachs, New York: Aspoe-Hansen described a series of cases under the long name of bullous keratogenous and pigmentary dermatitis with blood eosinophilia in newborn girls in the Archives recently. As in this case, also that of a girl, there were bullous lesions and bouts of fever and diarrhea. The feature of eosinophilia has not been noted in this patient. It is possible that the condition described by Aspoe-Hansen is a type of incontinentia pigmenti or perhaps the same condition. Dr. Frederick Kalz, Montreal: It seems to me that the urticarial lesions were due to penicillin. I would like to ask whether any abnormalities other than cutaneous were found? Incontinentia pigmenti was first reported as a cutaneous disorder only; as more cases were reported, other abnormalities were observed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology & Syphilology American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1954 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-5979
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1954.01540230125018
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Urticaria Pigmentosa? Incontinentia Pigmenti? Presented by Dr. Henry B. Decker, Camden, N. J. and Dr. Herbert A. Luscombe, Philadelphia. DISCUSSION Dr. Perry M. Sachs, New York: Aspoe-Hansen described a series of cases under the long name of bullous keratogenous and pigmentary dermatitis with blood eosinophilia in newborn girls in the Archives recently. As in this case, also that of a girl, there were bullous lesions and bouts of fever and diarrhea. The feature of eosinophilia has not been noted in this patient. It is possible that the condition described by Aspoe-Hansen is a type of incontinentia pigmenti or perhaps the same condition. Dr. Frederick Kalz, Montreal: It seems to me that the urticarial lesions were due to penicillin. I would like to ask whether any abnormalities other than cutaneous were found? Incontinentia pigmenti was first reported as a cutaneous disorder only; as more cases were reported, other abnormalities were observed

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A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology & SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1954

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