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SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY Abstract Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus. Presented by Dr. William M. George, Walnut Creek, Calif. This 59-year-old white man noticed a discrete half-dollar size area of white scaling in 1950. About two years later new lesions developed, some of which gradually enlarged. A few of the newer lesions went away by themselves, leaving atrophic and brownish or hypopigmented areas. Lesions involve the chest wall, abdomen including a truss site, arms, lower extremities, and penis. Penile involvement resulted in urethral stricture, which was treated in 1952 by meatotomy and dilatation. The glans and foreskin have been easily traumatized. For the past year the distal urethra has presented a bright red, somewhat granular, shiny lesion or area which does not change in appearance or enlarge. For several months, now, some of the chest lesions have developed into telangiectatic, wrinkled, thick-walled bullae containing thick transudate-like fluid, sometimes serosanguineous. Several times the roofs http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology , Volume 77 (1) – Jan 1, 1958

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1958 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1958.01560010140037
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Abstract

Abstract Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus. Presented by Dr. William M. George, Walnut Creek, Calif. This 59-year-old white man noticed a discrete half-dollar size area of white scaling in 1950. About two years later new lesions developed, some of which gradually enlarged. A few of the newer lesions went away by themselves, leaving atrophic and brownish or hypopigmented areas. Lesions involve the chest wall, abdomen including a truss site, arms, lower extremities, and penis. Penile involvement resulted in urethral stricture, which was treated in 1952 by meatotomy and dilatation. The glans and foreskin have been easily traumatized. For the past year the distal urethra has presented a bright red, somewhat granular, shiny lesion or area which does not change in appearance or enlarge. For several months, now, some of the chest lesions have developed into telangiectatic, wrinkled, thick-walled bullae containing thick transudate-like fluid, sometimes serosanguineous. Several times the roofs

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A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1958

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