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August 5, 1911


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JAMA. 1911;LVII(6):482. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260080046015

The excessive frequency of sporotrichosis in the middle western states has recently been brought to the attention of the profession by Dr. Sutton.1 The following typical clinical example has been under my care.

History.  —Mrs. W., aged 42, a native of Ohio, resident of Jefferson County, Kan. The cutaneous history of the family is negative. Her general health has always been exceptionally good. There is no history of serious illness; she is the mother of two children, a girl aged 16 and a boy aged 9, both having perfect health. One month previous to her visit to me a roundish, slightly nodulated papule was noticed at middle of lower third of internal surface of right thigh. There were no subjective symptoms, excepting a pricking, uneasy sensation. This nodule gradually enlarged to the size of a hazelnut. other nodules appearing one at a time until there was a chain of

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