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July 1931


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Secretary Regular Meeting, Oct. 15, 1930; Presiding

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;24(1):138-140. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.01450010143015

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Rumpfhaut Epithelioma. Presented by Dr. Eric Brockelmann.

Mrs. A. R., aged 56, had been in good health all her life except for enlargement of the lymph glands on both sides of the neck which had been present since she was 24 years old. On the left side of the neck there was a scar, the size of a finger-nail, which resulted from a broken down lymph gland at the time the patient was 24.

The present condition on her left hip began in the form of a red spot, the size of a pea, about ten or twelve years before presentation. The lesion gradually increased to its present size, that of a silver half dollar. Early in the present year, a lump formed inside of this area and a few similar lesions developed, until there was at the time of presentation a reddish, oval patch 3.2 cm. in diameter;

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