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SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

SAN FRANCISCO 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 Generalized Scleroderma. Presented by Dr. Evelyn Wallace, Monterey. Y. I., a 30-year-old Japanese-American woman, became pregnant for the fourth time in December, 1952. Her general physical examination at that time was essentially normal. In March, 1953, at one of her regular prenatal visits, it was noted that she had lost 7 lb. in weight and she complained of having had an attack of what she felt was "flu," which was characterized by fever, general malaise, loss of appetite, and the appearance of a firmness in texture of the skin on the dorsum of her hands and the medial surface of her forearms. A biopsy specimen taken at this time showed changes suggestive of scleroderma. On June 18, 1952, she was delivered spontaneously of a premature baby girl weighing 3 lb., 4 oz., who did quite well. After delivery she had increased difficulty getting about and became unable to arise from http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1956 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1956.01550010095020
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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 Generalized Scleroderma. Presented by Dr. Evelyn Wallace, Monterey. Y. I., a 30-year-old Japanese-American woman, became pregnant for the fourth time in December, 1952. Her general physical examination at that time was essentially normal. In March, 1953, at one of her regular prenatal visits, it was noted that she had lost 7 lb. in weight and she complained of having had an attack of what she felt was "flu," which was characterized by fever, general malaise, loss of appetite, and the appearance of a firmness in texture of the skin on the dorsum of her hands and the medial surface of her forearms. A biopsy specimen taken at this time showed changes suggestive of scleroderma. On June 18, 1952, she was delivered spontaneously of a premature baby girl weighing 3 lb., 4 oz., who did quite well. After delivery she had increased difficulty getting about and became unable to arise from

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1956

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