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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 A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. George H. Belote. S. D., a man aged 44, a roentgenologist, born in America, presents a generalized eruption of three years' duration. The past history is unessential. Two uncles of the patient had hypertension. The first lesion was a dime-sized purpuric macule on the left shin, accompanied by prickling sensations. Two days later approximately a dozen new lesions of the same nature appeared. These were accompanied by marked gastric hyperacidity. Roentgen examination of the gastro-intestinal tract and of the gallbladder gave negative results. One week later the eruption spread to the other leg and to one arm. The hyperacidity continued. Since then the eruption has spread gradually, remissions and exacerbations occurring. The eruption is apparently worse when the resistance is low. It is generalized and spares, for the most part, the hands and face. It appears as plaques varying in size http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1937 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1937.01470210162019
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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 A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. George H. Belote. S. D., a man aged 44, a roentgenologist, born in America, presents a generalized eruption of three years' duration. The past history is unessential. Two uncles of the patient had hypertension. The first lesion was a dime-sized purpuric macule on the left shin, accompanied by prickling sensations. Two days later approximately a dozen new lesions of the same nature appeared. These were accompanied by marked gastric hyperacidity. Roentgen examination of the gastro-intestinal tract and of the gallbladder gave negative results. One week later the eruption spread to the other leg and to one arm. The hyperacidity continued. Since then the eruption has spread gradually, remissions and exacerbations occurring. The eruption is apparently worse when the resistance is low. It is generalized and spares, for the most part, the hands and face. It appears as plaques varying in size

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1937

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