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March 1926

SARCOID OF BOECK: A REPORT OF THREE CASES

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1926;13(3):389-397. doi:10.1001/archderm.1926.02370150091010
Abstract

REPORT OF CASES 

Case 1.—History.—  Mrs. M. A., aged 36, first seen in October, 1924, complaining of a skin disorder of eighteen months' standing, first noticed a small painful lesion above and in front of the right ear. This lesion discharged pus, healed and left a scar. New lesions appeared near this and progressed toward the center of the face, leaving a discolorization as healing occurred. At the time of examination the lesion was a crescentic row of nodules, extending with the convexity toward the nose, with the tips of the crescent approximately at the poles of the right ear. The nodules were the size of a split pea to slightly larger, and slightly darker than the surrounding skin. There was an atrophic scar in front of the upper pole of the ear, and considerable dark blotchy pigmentation inside the arc of activity. A Wassermann test was made on two

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