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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 Psoriasis. Presented by Dr. Frank E. Cormia, A generally healthy, well-nourished baby boy of 10 months, developed redness over the cheeks at age 5 months. Redness and scaling gradually extended over the face, scalp, buttocks, and extremities during the next 4 months. About 10 days ago, an acute shower of small papular lesions was noted over the trunk. In the past few days, confluence and scaling have supervened over the lateral aspects of the thorax. The condition was asymptomatic until the past 2 weeks, since which time moderate itching has been noted. Treatment with soothing baths, oils, antihistamines, tar ointment and tar in bath, and steroid cream, have been without benefit. A weak sulfosalicylic acid cream has been helpful in the scalp. The family history reveals that a maternal aunt has hay fever and asthma, and an uncle had uricaria. There is no history of psoriasis. Laboratory Tests.—None performed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 87 (4) – Apr 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.1963.01590160113024
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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 Psoriasis. Presented by Dr. Frank E. Cormia, A generally healthy, well-nourished baby boy of 10 months, developed redness over the cheeks at age 5 months. Redness and scaling gradually extended over the face, scalp, buttocks, and extremities during the next 4 months. About 10 days ago, an acute shower of small papular lesions was noted over the trunk. In the past few days, confluence and scaling have supervened over the lateral aspects of the thorax. The condition was asymptomatic until the past 2 weeks, since which time moderate itching has been noted. Treatment with soothing baths, oils, antihistamines, tar ointment and tar in bath, and steroid cream, have been without benefit. A weak sulfosalicylic acid cream has been helpful in the scalp. The family history reveals that a maternal aunt has hay fever and asthma, and an uncle had uricaria. There is no history of psoriasis. Laboratory Tests.—None performed.

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1963

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