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Archives a Century Ago
September 2009

Philadelphia Dermatological Society

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Arch Dermatol. 2009;145(9):981. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2009.226



September, 1909

No 9

Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr Davis.

The patient was a female of eighteen years; she had first noticed the start of the present condition nine months ago. There were three dime- and smaller-sized lesions on the right lower leg, on the left edge of the tibia; the skin being freely movable over the bone. These lesions were superficial ulcers, with sharply marginate edges, and a red surface. There was apparently some swelling of the tibia, and also slight tenderness. A skiagraph was made, which showed a periostitis.

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