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ON the 26th of September, 1894, W. O. H. was presented at the Surgical and thence referred to the Dermatological Clinic of Rush Medical College. He gave the following history: His parents were both living, though his mother was suffering from some renal affection. Four brothers and four sisters were living, in good health. Three children died in infancy from some cause unknown to the patient, none surviving the first year of existence....
J Cutan Genito-Urin Dis. January 1896;14:1-15.
Hyde and Senn reported the first case of mycetoma occurring in the United States. In 1993 a particularly challenging case of mycetoma was described in "The Cutting Edge" section of the Archives.1 Comparing these two reports vividly illustrates some of the changes medicine has undergone in the preceding century (Table).
HYDE JN, SENN N, BISHOP DD. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF MYCETOMA OF THE FOOT AS IT OCCURS IN AMERICA. Arch Dermatol. 1996;132(1):11. doi:10.1001/archderm.1996.03890250013001