ROBERT IRBY; G. R. HENNIGAR; JACQUELINE KIRK
Reports of the acute form of disseminated lupus erythematosus in the Negro race are few. Vessey and Nelson1 reported the case of a 23 year old colored male with necropsy findings. This was the first report of the acute form of the disease in a colored male recorded in the North American literature. Kirby-Smith2 recorded two cases of discoid lupus in Negro male youths. His photographs of the typical "butterfly" appearance of the facial skin lesions were classic. Pastor, Sloane and Goldburgh3 reported necropsy findings in five male patients with acute disseminated lupus erythematosus, two of whom were colored males,
IRBY R, HENNIGAR GR, KIRK J. ACUTE DISSEMINATED LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS IN THE NEGRO MALE: REPORT OF CASE WITH AUTOPSY FINDINGS1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:1274–1280. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-6-1274
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(6):1274-1280.
Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatology.
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