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August 31, 1918

SPOROTRICHOSIS RESEMBLING TUBERCULOSIS CUTIS: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

Instructor in the Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Medical School CHICAGO

JAMA. 1918;71(9):726-728. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600350030009
Abstract

A case of sporotrichosis occurring in a robust young man who appeared before the Medical Advisory Board at Wesley Memorial Hospital was referred to me for diagnosis.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —The patient stated that before the appearance of any cutaneous lesions he was operated on for supposed tuberculous glands of the neck. He stated that a small nodule appeared on the flexor surface of his right wrist about twenty-seven months previously. The nodule was about the size of a pea when first noticed and was painless. It gradually enlarged and became harder in consistency. It finally reached a maximum size of that of a hazelnut, then gradually became softer and eventually suppurated, discharging a viscid bloody pus, leaving a shallow ulceration of the skin which later apparently healed and then broke down and at the present time is still active. Coincident with the development of this primary lesion other

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