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CENTRAL STATES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

CENTRAL STATES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY 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 Alopecia Areata with Nail Changes. Presented by Dr. Alfred L. Weiner, Cincinnati. J. L., an 11-year-old Negro girl, had loss of scalp hair and a disturbance of the fingernails and toenails, first noted in approximately June of 1952. The general health was excellent. All laboratory studies, including cultures of the nails and hair, have been negative. From June through September, 1953, cortisone in doses of 50 to 75 mg. was given. From October, 1953, through March, 1954, corticotropin (ACTH) gel, 20 units semiweekly, was administered. There did not appear to be any clinical response to these measures. In September, 1954, there had been some patchy regrowth of scalp hair, but no changes in the nails were apparent. Recent examination (January, 1955) revealed considerable regrowth of scalp hair but no change in the nails. Alopecia in Sisters. Presented by Dr. Carey C. Barrett, Lexington, Ky. S., age 4½ years, began to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

CENTRAL STATES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1955 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1955.03730350071015
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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 Alopecia Areata with Nail Changes. Presented by Dr. Alfred L. Weiner, Cincinnati. J. L., an 11-year-old Negro girl, had loss of scalp hair and a disturbance of the fingernails and toenails, first noted in approximately June of 1952. The general health was excellent. All laboratory studies, including cultures of the nails and hair, have been negative. From June through September, 1953, cortisone in doses of 50 to 75 mg. was given. From October, 1953, through March, 1954, corticotropin (ACTH) gel, 20 units semiweekly, was administered. There did not appear to be any clinical response to these measures. In September, 1954, there had been some patchy regrowth of scalp hair, but no changes in the nails were apparent. Recent examination (January, 1955) revealed considerable regrowth of scalp hair but no change in the nails. Alopecia in Sisters. Presented by Dr. Carey C. Barrett, Lexington, Ky. S., age 4½ years, began to

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1955

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