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July 1928

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1928;18(1):154-162. doi:10.1001/archderm.1928.02380130157017

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Abstract

Congenital Syphilis (Four Cases). Presented by Dr. Parounagian. 

Case 1.—  J. S., aged 34, was presented at the clinic on March 23, 1922. There was no history of acquired syphilis. There was a perforation of the soft palate which had existed for four weeks. The Wassermann reaction was 4 plus. In addition to the perforation of the soft palate, he had a high vault, irregular anterior hair line, protruding forehead and tubercles of Carabelli.He had three sons whose ages were 13, 12 and 8, respectively. The youngest had impaired vision. All of them had negative Wassermann reactions and exhibited tubercles of Carabelli, high arch and irregular anterior hair lines.

Case 2.—  D. H., an Armenian, aged 40, said that he not had any venereal disease. He also said that the deformity of his nose had occurred twenty-six years previous to presentation. He had been married, and his wife had

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