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Society Transactions
March 1921

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Syphilology, Bellevue Hospital.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1921;3(3):319-337. doi:10.1001/archderm.1921.02350150098015
Abstract

EXTENSIVE VERRUCAE OF FEET. Presented by Dr. Trimble.  T. L., aged 36, a Porto Rican, had a negative family history. His personal history was negative. Present Condition: The lesions began on the dorsum of the left foot twenty-five years ago as small warts. The patient at that time was working barefooted in the tobacco and sugar fields of Porto Rico. The lesions gradually increased in size, and at the end of six months spread to the dorsum of the right foot. The lesions have continued to enlarge and spread until they have attained their present size. A few years ago after scratching the feet and getting blood on the fingers, the patient noticed lesions on the fingers. The eruption consisted of discrete and confluent brownish, verrucous lesions, varying in size from that of a small pea to that of a pigeon's egg, covering the feet and extending up the leg;

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