VERRUCAE OF FEET. Presented by Dr. Trimble.
The patient, aged 36, was a man from Porto Rico. There was no history of any similar condition or tuberculosis in the family. He gave no history of a previous illness bearing on the condition presented, and denied any venereal history. He stated that his occupation was that of a fireman, and that he had previously worked in Porto Rico as a laborer in the sugar and tobacco fields.The condition began on the left foot twenty-five years ago as a small verrucous lesion about the size of a small pea. The lesions gradually became larger and more numerous, some of them running together. After five months other lesions appeared on the right foot. The lesions on the hands followed scratching of the lesions on the feet—as the patient remarked, after getting blood on the fingers from the feet. He had received no
Lane JE. NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1921;3(1):84–95. doi:10.1001/archderm.1921.02350130087011