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September 1931


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Secretary Regular Meeting, Feb. 10, 1931; Chairman

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;24(3):499-506. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.01450010508018

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RecurrentPapularSyphilidAppearingDuringTreatment. Presented by Dr.IsidoreRosen.

H. P., a man, aged 41, single, a waiter born in Germany, was admitted to the New York Post-Graduate Clinic on Dec. 6, 1929, with an extensive macular eruption on the trunk and the upper and lower extremities. A few papular lesions were present also on the palms. The remains of a primary lesion existed on the corona glandis. There were mucous patches on the gums, lips and right tonsil. Alopecia of the temporal region was present. The patient stated that the eruption was twelve days old at the time of presentation, and that he had been exposed three times before the appearance of the primary lesion.

The Wassermann-Kolmer reaction of the blood was four plus, the beef-heart-cholesterol-reaction four plus and the Kahn reaction three plus. From Dec. 6, 1929, to Feb. 10, 1930, the patient received ten

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