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NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY 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 (Lupus Erythematosus?). Presented by Dr. Louis Tulipan. M. Mc., a colored woman, aged 32, had had an eruption for five years. For the first three years, itching and scaling of the scalp were the only difficulties. This had been followed by crusting. Removal of the crust left open wounds which healed slowly. Loss of hair set in about the time the crusting of the lesion had appeared. Examination showed extensive areas on the scalp denuded of hair, atrophic, oozing and ulcerated in spots, the whole thoroughly covered with mercurochrome-220 soluble. The Wassermann reaction on Oct. 29, 1930, was negative. DISCUSSION Dr. Fred Wise: The lesions in the scalp suggest, of course, various diagnoses, one of which is lupus erythematosus that has been irritated and ulcerated; another is pseudopelade of Brocq or a trophic folliculitis. I think that it is difficult to come to a decision regarding http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1931 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1931.03880220168011
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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 (Lupus Erythematosus?). Presented by Dr. Louis Tulipan. M. Mc., a colored woman, aged 32, had had an eruption for five years. For the first three years, itching and scaling of the scalp were the only difficulties. This had been followed by crusting. Removal of the crust left open wounds which healed slowly. Loss of hair set in about the time the crusting of the lesion had appeared. Examination showed extensive areas on the scalp denuded of hair, atrophic, oozing and ulcerated in spots, the whole thoroughly covered with mercurochrome-220 soluble. The Wassermann reaction on Oct. 29, 1930, was negative. DISCUSSION Dr. Fred Wise: The lesions in the scalp suggest, of course, various diagnoses, one of which is lupus erythematosus that has been irritated and ulcerated; another is pseudopelade of Brocq or a trophic folliculitis. I think that it is difficult to come to a decision regarding

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1931

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