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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.
Labial Chancre from an Unusual Source. JAMA. 1891;XVII(26):993. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02411040011007
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