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Sporotrichosis (Lymphangitic Type with Primary Lesion on the Finger). Presented by Dr. E. W. Netherton and Dr. George Haskel Curtis (by invitation).
C. E., a nursery man aged 48, states that on Dec. 5, 1938, he ran a rose thorn into the tip of the left ring finger. The distal portion of the finger became swollen and red. A seropurulent exudate was obtained when the swelling was incised. Three weeks later small cutaneosubcutaneous painless nodules appeared on the inner surface of the left forearm, and during the past week several new nodules have appeared on the dorsal surface of the left hand and on the left forearm.There is a crusted incision on the tip of the left ring finger. The distal portion of this finger is slightly swollen, and the skin on the dorsal surface is slightly erythematous. There are several cutaneosubcutaneous painless soft or doughy nodules varying in
Gammel JA, LaRocco CG, Driver JR. CLEVELAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;40(3):453–462. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01490030110020