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February 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;21(2):206-207. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440080046007

This is the report of a case in which nodose lesions like those of erythema nodosum occurred in the skin of the breasts of a woman, aged 26.

REPORT OF A CASE  Mrs. S. C., aged 26, seen May 1, 1929, in the practice of Dr. M. Edward Davis, complained of painful nodose lesions on the breasts, chest and upper part of the arms of two days' duration. For a few days before the outbreak, she had been conscious of a "peculiar feeling of discomfort" in the breasts. There was no actual pain, burning, itching or tenderness, and the discomfort was very slight, not enough to cause her to seek advice. She had been delivered four months before and was feeding her baby from the breast, so that not unnaturally she attributed the discomfort to congestion. In other respects, her health was good. There was no fever, sore throat, aching

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