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August 1930

ST. LOUIS DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(2):347-354. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440140149016

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Abstract

Blastomycosis of the Skin and Lung. Presented by Dr. George D. Reeves.  J. G., a white man, aged 51, from the Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital, gave a history of being sick in bed with "lung trouble" the January previous to presentation. While he was in bed, he had a breaking out on his chin that began as an "ingrowing" hair. This eruption began slowly; a crust formed and peeled off, leaving a bright red surface on which another crust formed. This process continued until three weeks before presentation, when foul pus formed under the crust. After two or three weeks, another lesion appeared on the upper right arm and went through the same process as the one on the face.There was a nodular papillary growth, deeply indurated, covered with thick adherent crust through which the beard was growing, located on the left point of the chin; it

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