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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 Multiple Benign Cystic Epithelioma. Presented by Dr. Vaughn C. Garner. W. D., a white boy, aged 10 years, with a bony deformity of the right chest wall, presents a great profusion (400 to 500) of small, pigmented, pedunculated, and sessile papules, especially around the neck, shoulders, and sides of the chest, the latest crop developing over the abdominal wall. A score or more of miliary pearly papules are evident about the eyelids, which clinically are typical of acanthoma adenoides cysticum. Many of the lesions over the neck and upper torso resemble the cutaneous tags of the neck so commonly seen in women. The lesions began when the patient was 5 years old. He has one sibling, who is unaffected. The report on the biopsy specimens from three lesions, clipped flush with the skin from the neck and chest, was as follows: "These were pedunculated lesions containing islands of basophilic-staining epithelial http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology & Syphilology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1952 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5979
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1952.01530200114025
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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 Multiple Benign Cystic Epithelioma. Presented by Dr. Vaughn C. Garner. W. D., a white boy, aged 10 years, with a bony deformity of the right chest wall, presents a great profusion (400 to 500) of small, pigmented, pedunculated, and sessile papules, especially around the neck, shoulders, and sides of the chest, the latest crop developing over the abdominal wall. A score or more of miliary pearly papules are evident about the eyelids, which clinically are typical of acanthoma adenoides cysticum. Many of the lesions over the neck and upper torso resemble the cutaneous tags of the neck so commonly seen in women. The lesions began when the patient was 5 years old. He has one sibling, who is unaffected. The report on the biopsy specimens from three lesions, clipped flush with the skin from the neck and chest, was as follows: "These were pedunculated lesions containing islands of basophilic-staining epithelial

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology & SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1952

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