J. B., aged 53, a heavy-set laborer, well nourished, entered the Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital, Jan. 22, 1916, complaining of a sore mouth. He stated that the condition had existed for seven years. He did not know how the trouble began, but stated that he was a constant tobacco chewer. About four or five months before his entrance to the hospital he was injured in some way, and the cheek was nearly cut through.
He presented over the entire left side of the buccal mucous membrane, invading somewhat the right side, a thickened mat of whitish filiform projections which was sharply defined against the healthy mucous membrane. The appearance of the entire lesion was peculiar, looking at first glance like a form of leukoplakia. It mounted to the hard palate, sweeping over it and throwing out a peninsular extension to the right side and extended backward to the
M. F. ENGMAN, R. S. WEISS. V.—MONILIA CANDIDA INFECTION OF THE MOUTHMOELLER'S DISEASE, PNEUMOCOCCUS INFECTION OF THE TONGUE, ETC.. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1920;1(2):119–136. doi:10.1001/archderm.1920.02350020002001