At the annual meeting of the Cleveland Dermatological Society held in October, 1926, a case was presented for diagnosis in which the patient showed a peculiar scarflike, pigmented eruption of the neck, an acrocyanosis of the hands and feet with hyperhidrosis of the palms and soles, a dystrophy of the nails and a leukoplakia-like eruption of the tongue and hard palate. The history and description are given subsequently.
REPORT OF CASES
The father, mother and three sisters were living and well. No one in the family had had the same condition as the patient, and he knew of no other relatives who had this trouble.The patient, a man, aged 20, had had the ordinary diseases of childhood— measles, mumps and varicella. He had been troubled as far back as he could remember with what had been called undernourishment or malnutrition. He was in a severe automobile accident at