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June 1933


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Secretary Friday, Dec. 2, 1932; President

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1933;27(6):1000-1006. doi:10.1001/archderm.1933.01450041010018

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Disseminated Tuberculosis of the Skin. Presented by Dr. D. M. Sidlick.

A. S., a colored man, aged 28, a laborer, from Jefferson Hospital, presented an eruption on the face, neck, thighs, loins, buttocks, extremities, penis and scrotum, the lesions being of multiform character, consisting of macules, papules and papulosquamous and papulonecrotic lesions. Many were crusted, particularly those on the elbows and knees. The soles and palms were free from lesions. The size of the individual lesions varied from that of a pinhead to that of a small nodule. They were yellowish brown, and some appeared to be translucent.

The patient's physical examination showed nothing of interest. The Wassermann test of the blood was 4 plus. The condition had not improved under treatment with neoarsphenamine.


Dr. C. S. Wright: The condition looks the counterpart of that in a case which Dr. Klauder reported several years ago, a case of

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