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A hitherto undescribed inherited dermatosis, traceable to certain 19th-century inhabitants of Oudtshoorn, CP, has been transmitted as an autosomal dominant to a large number of their present-day descendants. The disease consists of intermittent and recurrent centrifugal peeling, with redness, of the palms and soles in particular. In more severe cases(More)
The experience with cutaneous tuberculosis at Ga-Rankuwa Hospital is reviewed. A total of 92 cases of skin tuberculosis was seen over the past 12 years. All recognized forms of cutaneous tuberculosis were encountered, plus some forms which were difficult to classify. Lupus vulgaris was the most common true infection and papulonecrotic tuberculid the most(More)
The dermatological findings in five patients with thallium poisoning are described. Cutaneous involvement consisted mainly of an acneiform eruption, pellagra-like dyssebacea, crusted eczematous lesions and dry scaling of the distal parts of the extremities. Alopecia was not evident initially but later became apparent. The patients also had gastrointestinal(More)
Fourteen patients with brachioradial pruritus are described. In six patients the right arm was involved, in three the left arm, and in five both arms. In four of five patients so examined there was roentgenographic evidence of cervical vertebral osteoarthritis. Although sun exposure may be of etiologic importance, some, or perhaps most, cases may be due to(More)