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NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

NEW YORK 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 Keloids. Presented by Charles F. Post, MD. History.—The patient is a six-year-old boy who was burned by a gunpowder explosion on June 19, 1962. All areas healed by about Sept 1. He was referred by his family physician for consultation and treatment. Plastic surgery consultation has also been obtained. The plastic surgeon recommended continuation of dermatologic therapy with observation. Examination.—Examination reveals keloidal scarring of the left ear, forehead, both cheeks, inframandibular and parotid areas, shoulders, arms, and sides of abdomen. Course and Treatment.—Since August, 1962, the patient has had all lesions painted with thorium X on 13 occasions (every three weeks). The nodular lesion of the left cheek has been injected with 1.0 ml dilute triamcinolone suspension on three occasions. The latter area shows greater improvement than a corresponding lesion of the right cheek that has been painted with thorium X only. The patient is presented for http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 88 (4) – Oct 1, 1963

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1963 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1963.01590220114017
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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 Keloids. Presented by Charles F. Post, MD. History.—The patient is a six-year-old boy who was burned by a gunpowder explosion on June 19, 1962. All areas healed by about Sept 1. He was referred by his family physician for consultation and treatment. Plastic surgery consultation has also been obtained. The plastic surgeon recommended continuation of dermatologic therapy with observation. Examination.—Examination reveals keloidal scarring of the left ear, forehead, both cheeks, inframandibular and parotid areas, shoulders, arms, and sides of abdomen. Course and Treatment.—Since August, 1962, the patient has had all lesions painted with thorium X on 13 occasions (every three weeks). The nodular lesion of the left cheek has been injected with 1.0 ml dilute triamcinolone suspension on three occasions. The latter area shows greater improvement than a corresponding lesion of the right cheek that has been painted with thorium X only. The patient is presented for

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Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1963

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