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April 1914

A CASE OF SYSTEMIC BLASTOMYCOSIS WITH NECROPSY

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1914;XIII(4):609-613. doi:10.1001/archinte.1914.00070100102009
Abstract

Case XXVI (8).—History.  —Case XXVI (8).— History.—On June 28, 1908, a Swede, J. F., aged 38, was admitted to the medical service of Dr. Mix, giving a history of illlness beginning in the previous February with a cough, pain in the side and an expectoration occasionally blood-tinged. He had always been a strong robust man of good habits and when taken ill was working in a steam laundry from sixteen to eighteen hours a day. Shortly after the cold began he suffered from pain in the left hip and for this Avent to a hospital Avhere the thigh was incised and a large amount of pus evacuated. A few days after this operation a papule appeared on the upper lip, suppurated and then became covered over Avith a crust. Similar lesions developed on the neck, chin, forehead, chest, abdomen and extremities in the order giA'en, and also on the middle

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