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Afew cases of sporotrichosis have been reported in North Dakota. Probably many cases are not recognized. Diagnosis is easy if this disease is kept in mind. Potassium iodid occasions a prompt recovery. Ordinary surgical treatment is of little avail.
—G. A., a man, aged 19. Five weeks before examination, while at Tappen, N. Dak., a lump like a "boil" appeared on the dorsum of the right hand. No pain, tenderness, fever or other constitutional symptoms were present. A few days later subcutaneous nodules began to appear on the back of the right forearm. On examination there was an ulcer about I inch in diameter on the dorsum of the right hand. The ulcer was raised and contained thick gelatinous pus. There was no pain, tenderness, fever or headache. Three nodules on the back of the right forearm were similar to that on the hand except that there was no
Olson GM. A CASE OF SPOROTRICHOSIS IN NORTH DAKOTA: PROBABLE INFECTION FROM GOPHERS. JAMA. 1912;LIX(12):941. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270090185013
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