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NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS
Regular Meeting, February 6, 1923Paul E. Bechet, M.D. Chairman
TERTIARY NODULAR SYPHILIS. (Previously presented as Eczema Seborrhoicum.) Presented by Dr. Rothwell.
H. A., a woman, aged 24, married, born in the United States, presented a serpiginous, nodular, reddened infiltration of the forehead extending from the scalp hairline to the eyebrows. Centrally located on the forehead it extended laterally between the midpoints of the eyebrows. The borders were well elevated and slightly crusted, and the center was in a state of resolution. In front of the left axilla there was an almost similar lesion, the borders being made up of more distinct single dull red nodules, with a few discrete outlying similar nodules. At the time of previous presentation, a negative Wassermann report had been received on the blood serum, and no history of syphilis had been obtainable. Since that
Society Transactions. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;8(1):93–157. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360130096016