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THE LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES

THE LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES 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 Telangiectasia (Acquired). Presented by John B. Watson, MD. A 49-year-old Caucasian housewife, has had generalized telangiectasia on her forearms, arms, trunk, postauricular areas, thighs, knees, and legs for four or five years. The eruption is progressively more noticeable, but it always has been asymptomatic.When first seen four years ago, the eruption resembled a drug rash. Her medicines at that time included calcium tablets, lecithin tablets, Serutan, aspirin, and histamine injections. She was told to stop all medicines, which she did temporarily.The patient was next seen one month ago when she presented a definite generalized telangiectasia which was more severe than four years previously. Her only complaint is its cosmetic appearance.Xanthelasma palpebrum has been present on the right lower eyelid for three to five years.The following laboratory values were disclosed: RBC, 4.4 million; hemoglobin, 13.8 gm/100 cc; hematocrit, 41%; platelets, 132,000; leukocyte count, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

THE LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 94 (3) – Sep 1, 1966

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1966 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
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1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1966.01600270123027
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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 Telangiectasia (Acquired). Presented by John B. Watson, MD. A 49-year-old Caucasian housewife, has had generalized telangiectasia on her forearms, arms, trunk, postauricular areas, thighs, knees, and legs for four or five years. The eruption is progressively more noticeable, but it always has been asymptomatic.When first seen four years ago, the eruption resembled a drug rash. Her medicines at that time included calcium tablets, lecithin tablets, Serutan, aspirin, and histamine injections. She was told to stop all medicines, which she did temporarily.The patient was next seen one month ago when she presented a definite generalized telangiectasia which was more severe than four years previously. Her only complaint is its cosmetic appearance.Xanthelasma palpebrum has been present on the right lower eyelid for three to five years.The following laboratory values were disclosed: RBC, 4.4 million; hemoglobin, 13.8 gm/100 cc; hematocrit, 41%; platelets, 132,000; leukocyte count,

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Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1966

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