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January 1936

NEOPLASTIC DISEASE OF THE RETICULO-ENDOTHELIAL SYSTEM

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the New York Hospital and the department of medicine, Cornell University Medical College.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(1):1-11. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470070004001
Abstract

In this paper we propose to present a case, with necropsy observations, of reticulo-endothelial disease showing features of mycosis fungoides, Hodgkin's disease and reticular cell lymphosarcoma, the first signs being lesions of the skin with rapid coalescence and extension and involvement of the entire lymphatic system.

REPORT OF A CASE

History.—S. O., a 36 year old woman, was admitted to the New York Hospital on Dec. 24, 1932, because of a distressing indurated erythematous cutaneous lesion extending over the lower part of the abdomen and in the axillae. Until the onset of this condition early in October 1932, the patient had always enjoyed good health. The first cutaneous lesion appeared as a streaky or linear swelling of the skin in the left groin. This was accompanied by some pain and followed in about two weeks by redness over the same area. Three or four weeks later the

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