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September 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(3):548-557. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440150174020

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Erythema Multiforme (?). Presented by Dr. McCarthy.  E. S., a girl, aged 18, had had no previous illness other than stomach trouble. This had been characterized by long periods of pain in the abdomen. None had occurred during the previous months. No eruption had occurred. The present illness began the fall before, with an eruption on the backs of both legs, involving the regions about both heels and extending up in the region of both calves. In recent weeks there had been itching. The area had definitely spread during the two or three weeks before presentation. The patient showed a nodular eruption involving both legs, extending from the heel and the lower third of the posterior aspect. The lesions also involved the external surface of both feet, with a few lesions on the soles. The more recent eruption was relatively superficial and somewhat violaceous.

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