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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 Nonspecific Granuloma. Presented by Dr. R. Raymond Allington, Oakland. A 10-year-old Caucasian-American girl has for five months had a 3 by 5 cm. granulomatous mass below the left scapula. Eczematization on the surface was healed after using Hydroderm topically following boric acid solution cleansing, but the underlying induration and erythema have persisted to the present time. On Aug. 15, 1955, approximately 12 pinhead-sized, erythematous satellites were noted, which had disappeared spontaneously by Sept. 8, 1955. Biopsy report on specimen taken June 30, 1955, is as follows: The microscopic sections taken with H and E stains show an intact epidermis. The lesion is characterized by round, oval, and polyhedral basophilic cells extending down deeply into the corium and surrounding hair follicles. No definite inclusion bodies can be demonstrated. No definite neoplastic cells can be seen. Acid-fast stains are negative and periodic acid-Schiff stains are negative for fungi. Diagnosis: Nonspecific granuloma, chronic. 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.1956.01550070111025
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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 Nonspecific Granuloma. Presented by Dr. R. Raymond Allington, Oakland. A 10-year-old Caucasian-American girl has for five months had a 3 by 5 cm. granulomatous mass below the left scapula. Eczematization on the surface was healed after using Hydroderm topically following boric acid solution cleansing, but the underlying induration and erythema have persisted to the present time. On Aug. 15, 1955, approximately 12 pinhead-sized, erythematous satellites were noted, which had disappeared spontaneously by Sept. 8, 1955. Biopsy report on specimen taken June 30, 1955, is as follows: The microscopic sections taken with H and E stains show an intact epidermis. The lesion is characterized by round, oval, and polyhedral basophilic cells extending down deeply into the corium and surrounding hair follicles. No definite inclusion bodies can be demonstrated. No definite neoplastic cells can be seen. Acid-fast stains are negative and periodic acid-Schiff stains are negative for fungi. Diagnosis: Nonspecific granuloma, chronic.

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1956

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