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Samuel Irgang

Born  1895
Died  1972

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American dermatologist in New York, born 1895; died 1972.

Biography of Samuel Irgang

He named the "Lupus erythematosus profundus" in 1940. This was called Lupus panniculitis by Moriz Kohn Kaposi (1837-1902) in 1883.

We thank professor Dr. Ali Tahsin Günes for information submitted.


  • Lupus erythematosus profundus: report of example with clinical resemblance to Darrier-Roussy sarcoid.
    Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology, Chicago, 1940, 42: 97-108.
  • Dermaromyositis in the negro. A clinical and histologic study of the skin of two cases. The Urologic and Cutaneous Review, St. Louis, 1942, 46: 251.
  • Lupus erythematosus papularis and nodularis.
    Dermatologica, Basel, 1958, 119 (2), 79.
  • Zosteriform lichen planus: case report. Cutis 1968, 4: 1076-1078.
  • Pityriasis rubra pilaris responsive to ascorbic acid.
    Australasian Journal of Dermatology, Sydney, June 1968, 9 (3): 211-217.

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