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May 1934


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(5):745-750. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460110103018

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A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. W. H. Connor.  This Negro, aged 27, was admitted to the service of Dr. Cole and Dr. Driver at the Cleveland City Hospital on Aug. 1, 1933. He states that he had typhoid in 1914 and gonorrhea in 1925 and that following a chancre in 1927 he received twenty-six intravenous injections. In June, 1933, eight days following coitus, a small lesion developed on the prepuce. Two weeks later a papulosquamous eruption appeared on the scrotum, and a little later some vesicular, crusted lesions on the lips. On admission to the hospital the lesions on the scrotum resembled a crusted, subacute dermatitis. There were some crusted lesions on the lips, and a few vesicular lesions were present on the trunk and the upper extremities. There were practically no subjective symptoms. Because of a 4 plus Wassermann reaction the patient was given antisyphilitic treatment consisting

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