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December 26, 1891

Labial Chancre from an Unusual Source.

JAMA. 1891;XVII(26):993. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02411040011007

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—Dr. Moses Kleiner, of Denver, has reported the case of a servant maid who contracted a primary lesion, in consequence of applying vaseline to her chapped lips, which vaseline was taken from a pot or bottle belonging to a male boarder. The latter was the subject of a chancre of the penis and had been using the vaseline to annoint the part. The full account of the case may be found in the Medical Record, Sept. 12.

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