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May 1931

TULAREMIA: REPORT OF AN UNUSUAL CASE

Author Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Syphilology, University of Michigan Medical School ANN ARBOR, MICH.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;23(5):926-933. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.03880230102012
Abstract

Up to 1924, only 15 cases of human tularemia had been described. Since that time more than 800 cases have been reported in the literature, and one cannot escape the conviction that the disease is widespread at present. Cases have been reported from every state in the Union, except the New England states, Delaware and Washington, as well as from Japan and Russia.

Under these conditions, cases varying from the typical are likely to occur from time to time. An unusual case of well proved human tularemia forms the basis for this report.

For a complete bibliography and an exposition on the various phases of tularemia, reference should be made to the excellent book by Simpson,1 published in 1929.

REPORT OF CASE  A. K., a farmer, aged 67, whose home was in northern Michigan, presented himself at the clinic on June 3, 1930, complaining of an ulcer on the

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