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December 1929

MONILIA OF THE TONGUE: REPORT OF AN INSTANCE WITH ASSOCIATED SKIN LESIONS (MONILIATID?)

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LOS ANGELES

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;20(6):811-819. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.01440060047005
Abstract

History.—  W. D. B., aged 36, presented himself complaining of a disorder of the tongue, the face, the right axilla and both groins. The condition had been present on the tongue for six years. Shortly afterward, an eruption appeared on the face. There was no further development until two years before presentation, when lesions appeared in both groins and under the right arm. About a year before he was seen, he began having diarrhea, with white, frothy stools. This continued until one month before presentation, when he became constipated, but the white froth persisted in the stool. The subjective symptoms had been slight. The tongue was somewhat tender, but did not bother him unless his food was hot, or highly seasoned. There was slight itching of the face and groins, but the patient stated that he usually would not have been conscious of the lesions if he had not been

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