NEW ENGLAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Quarterly Meeting, Oct. 8, 1924Henry J. Perry, M.D., Presiding
Lupus Erythematosus Disseminatus. Presented by Dr. Faulkner.
A young Italian, aged 21, had an eruption of two months' duration. He first noticed a large indurated patch of erythema on the abdomen; it did not itch, but was tender to pressure. His physician gave him three intravenous doses of some white substance. The lesions were unimproved. About a week before admission, his throat began to feel sore, and three days before admission the eruption became very much more generalized, coming out on his face in the same kind of indurated erythema, slightly raised. On admission to the hospital, he presented a marked erythema on his body and face, especially on his forehead — raised red areas, a few of which had broken down and become crusted. His throat presented marked ulceration on the right side between the