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PHILADELPHIA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

PHILADELPHIA 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 Myxedematosus. Presented by Herman Beerman, MD, and N. Hoyos, MD. The patient, a 48-year-old Negro woman, was first seen in May 1965, with a onemonth history of infiltrations of the nose and ears and pruritus involving her back and arms. During the first week of July 1965, the lesions progressed to involve her entire face and upper extremities. Since July, the lesions have progressed to involve her entire body.There is no history of familial diseases. Her medical history indicates that in 1961 she had the following: appendectomy; hysterectomy; pilonidal cyst removed; hypertension; kidney stones; and recurrent urinary tract infections. Dermatological Examination.— The patient is in no acute distress. The skin shows a generalized papular infiltrated eruption with deep longitudinal furrows. The lesions are nodular on the forehead, nose, and arms. A scar is present over the lateral third of the left eyebrow. The heart, liver, and spleen http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1967 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1967.01600320084018
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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 Myxedematosus. Presented by Herman Beerman, MD, and N. Hoyos, MD. The patient, a 48-year-old Negro woman, was first seen in May 1965, with a onemonth history of infiltrations of the nose and ears and pruritus involving her back and arms. During the first week of July 1965, the lesions progressed to involve her entire face and upper extremities. Since July, the lesions have progressed to involve her entire body.There is no history of familial diseases. Her medical history indicates that in 1961 she had the following: appendectomy; hysterectomy; pilonidal cyst removed; hypertension; kidney stones; and recurrent urinary tract infections. Dermatological Examination.— The patient is in no acute distress. The skin shows a generalized papular infiltrated eruption with deep longitudinal furrows. The lesions are nodular on the forehead, nose, and arms. A scar is present over the lateral third of the left eyebrow. The heart, liver, and spleen

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1967

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