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August 1926


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1926;14(2):224-228. doi:10.1001/archderm.1926.02370200118016

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A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. White for Dr. Stokes.  C. M., a man, aged 34, married, had had bilateral deep ulcerated lesions on the dorsa of the feet for a month. Biopsy showed chronic inflammation. Serology was negative. Fixed dressings were applied, but the ulcers did not yield.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Greenbaum: My impression is that this is a traumatic ulcer with secondary infection.Dr. Stokes: We could find no reason for the lesion. The interesting feature is the bilateral configuration.Dr. Wright: Sometimes a simple traumatic lesion develops into a lesion of this character. I saw a case in which there was a deep lesion that started as a simple traumatic abrasion, the lesion developing into an ulcer in three or four days, apparently as a result of secondary infection.Dr. White: This patient's wife told me that the patient came home intoxicated, and she thought that he

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