NEW ENGLAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Quarterly Meeting, Feb. 13, 1924Henry D. Lloyd, M.D., Presiding
Congenital Atrophy of the Hair and Nails. Presented by Dr. Oliver.
A girl, aged 13, had a marked generalized atrophy of the skin, with thinning and dryness of the hairy areas and with marked atrophy and dystrophy of all nails. She was of the third generation in which this condition had occurred. The maternal grandmother, mother, and child were similarly affected.
Leukoderma Acquisitum Centrifugum. Presented by Dr. Casselberry.
An Albanian, aged 28, whose previous history was negative, had no history of pigmented lesions, but remembered having leukodermic patches longer than a year. Some of the lesions were typical leukodermic lesions; others were like pigmented nevi, and others combinations of both. The case corresponded to the description given by Stokes recently.
Epidermophytosis (?) Presented by Dr. Sawyer.
A woman, aged 28, a nurse, had had the condition for