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February 1931


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;23(2):384-388. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.03880200174017

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Cancer en Cuirasse. Presented by Dr. H. N. Cole and Dr. J. R. Driver.  T. E., a Negress, aged 44, had first noticed an eruption about the right nipple ten years previously, which was soon followed by the appearance of small lumps in the skin of this area. For four years before presentation, the nodules had been spreading over the front of the chest, and for the last year they had been breaking and exuding a whitish material. The neck had been stiff during the last year, and for the last month the left arm had been swollen, without pain. Both breasts and the intervening area presented a shieldlike area of infiltration, with a few hard, discrete nodules over the surface. The central part showed some erosion and serous exudation. A collar of shotlike lymph nodes extended up the side of the neck; the left arm and hand were edematous,

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