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DETROIT DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

DETROIT 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 Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus and Morphea. Presented by Dr. J. Grekin, and Dr. O. Schwartz. A 60-year-old Negro woman first developed hardening of the skin of the upper left thigh associated with local pain and tenderness some nine years before this presentation. Similar lesions appeared over the trunk and extremities over the next 15 months. She was then admitted to the University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich, and results of a biopsy of one of the sites were reported as "consistent with scleroderma." The esophogram was not conclusive for atonic changes. Therapy with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) on two occasions, 15 days each period, plus nicotinic acid, and pyridoxine gave uncertain improvement. Local tenderness and pain recurred in late 1965. Hypopigmented macules developed in the past few years.Physical examination revealed multiple, discrete- to confluent-indurated, hyperpigmented plaques on the extremities and trunk. Separately and in many plaques were found hypopigmented atrophic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

DETROIT DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 96 (1) – Jul 1, 1967

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1967 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1967.01610010112020
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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 Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus and Morphea. Presented by Dr. J. Grekin, and Dr. O. Schwartz. A 60-year-old Negro woman first developed hardening of the skin of the upper left thigh associated with local pain and tenderness some nine years before this presentation. Similar lesions appeared over the trunk and extremities over the next 15 months. She was then admitted to the University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich, and results of a biopsy of one of the sites were reported as "consistent with scleroderma." The esophogram was not conclusive for atonic changes. Therapy with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) on two occasions, 15 days each period, plus nicotinic acid, and pyridoxine gave uncertain improvement. Local tenderness and pain recurred in late 1965. Hypopigmented macules developed in the past few years.Physical examination revealed multiple, discrete- to confluent-indurated, hyperpigmented plaques on the extremities and trunk. Separately and in many plaques were found hypopigmented atrophic

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1967

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