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November 1930

MANHATTAN DERMATOLOGIC SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(5):921-928. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440170147015

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Abstract

Fungus Infection of Mouth (Thrush?). Presented by Dr. Max Scheer.  B. K., a clerk, aged 26, a private patient, was first seen on May 9, 1928. At that time, the duration of the eruption was six weeks. The mucous membranes of the cheeks presented milky white spots, vesicles and eroded areas. There were no subjective symptoms and no lesions on the skin. A week later there was no eruption, except for white lines along the buccal mucosa due to pressure of the teeth.Fourteen months later, July 10, 1929, the patient returned after having visited many physicians and clinics. She had received injections of vaccine, mercuric salicylarsenate, as well as mouth washes. At that visit, on the inner sides of the cheeks and on the lips, there were whitish dots and striae. The diagnosis of lichen planus or fungus infection was made. The patient had not returned for fungus examination

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