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December 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(6):1136-1143. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440180182016

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Von Recklinghausen's Disease. Presented by Dr. George C. Andrews.  H. P. I., one month prior to presentation had come to the Vanderbilt Clinic. Examination showed multiple soft nodules over the body. He had first noticed nodules on the left wrist two years previously, and stated that they had gradually become generalized. He also complained of brown spots scattered over the body. There was no tenderness in any of the lesions. The general health had been good, and there had been no change in weight, no cough or headaches. The patient stated that he had never been sick. There was no history of a similar condition in his family.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Howard Fox: We have just seen at the University Clinic an extensive case of von Recklinghausen's disease in a full-blooded colored man. Two other members of the family also have the same disease. Has any one present ever seen this

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