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Jadassohn's disease I

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A skin disorder marked by lentil-shaped, red papules which at first appear in the elbow area and later spread to other parts of the arm and forearm, including the dorsum of the hand.

We thank Volker Paech, Bochum, Germany, for information submitted.


  • J. Jadassohn:
    Über eine eigenartige Form von "Atrophia maculosa cutis."
    Verhandlungen der deutschen dermatologischen Gesellschaft, 1890-1892, 2-3: 342-358.

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