HENRY JOACHIM, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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In the August 1935 issue of the American Journal of the Medical Sciences, M. E. Hobbs, of Saint John, N. B., Canada, reports a case of hereditary onychial dysplasia with a genealogical chart extending to four generations including 35 members, of whom 11 were affected. I have observed a case in which this condition was accompanied by alopecia which was traced through six generations.
E. S., female, 24, married, French Canadian, was admitted to the Cumberland Hospital on February 11, 1935, complaining of lower abdominal pain, dysmenorrhea and backache. Since birth there was an almost complete alopecia of
JOACHIM H. HEREDITARY DYSTROPHY OF THE HAIR AND NAILS IN SIX GENERATIONS1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:400–402. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-3-400
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(3):400-402.
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