The cutaneous manifestations of Hodgkin's disease have been divided into two groups: (1) infiltrative changes characteristic of the disease, which show (though not always) the histologic picture of cellular infiltration described by Sternberg and Reed and (2) nonspecific, toxic eruptions. Among the former group, lesions of the mucous membrane have been of uncommon occurrence and when they occurred it was only in association with cutaneous lesions. The case herein reported is apparently unique in that the mucous membrane alone was involved, and that the lesions were granulomas.
REPORT OF CASE
History.—J. J. S., a white man, aged 52, who was first seen in September, 1926, and whose family and personal histories were irrelevant, stated that he had had swollen glands since late in 1924, and that he had never had a cutaneous eruption or sore mouth until one month before his first visit to me. He was admitted
SHARLIT H. HODGKIN'S DISEASE: SURFACE LYMPHOGRANULOMATOSIS CONFINED TO THE ORAL AND THE PENILE MUCOSA; REPORT OF A CASE. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;24(2):288–290. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.01450010295013
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