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February 1920

ULCERATING GRANULOMA OF THE PUDENDAA REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE WITH A BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SOME OBSERVATIONS OF THE DISEASE AS SEEN IN PORTO RICO

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Formerly Venereal Officer, Camp Las Casas, Porto Rico NEW YORK

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1920;1(2):151-169. doi:10.1001/archderm.1920.02350020034004
Abstract

INTRODUCTION  Ulcerating granuloma of the pudenda is a skin and mucous membrane disease found in the tropics. It is an infectious, chronic, indurated, cicatrizing growth on or near the genitals of both male and female, with no tendency to glandular involvement or serious impairment of the general health.The increasing migrations between continental United States and Porto Rico, with the possibility of transferring the infection, is deemed to be of sufficient importance to warrant the reporting of the first cases diagnosed on our insular possession.The available literature has been studied, and only one reference has been found to the disease in any part of the United States or its tropical dependencies. Lieutenant Pederson, U. S. Navy, had three cases in St. Thomas, V. I. (personal communication), and Dr. Gehringer had one in Panama (personal communication). From our island neighbor, Cuba, report of two cases has been made by Pardo

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