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June 1934

BRONX DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(6):966-969. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460120163021

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Abstract

Manifestations on the Mucous Membranes in a Case of Lymphatic Leukemia. Presented by Dr. Samuel Feldman.  This white woman, aged 28, entered the Morrisania City Hospital on Dec. 6, 1933, with chief complaints of weakness, cough and pain in the arms and shoulders for the past three weeks. She was pregnant.Physical examination on admission revealed signs of six months' pregnancy, marked anemia and a tendency to hemorrhages of the gums. The parotid glands were enlarged and tender. The eyegrounds contained flame-shaped hemorrhages.The mouth showed several shallow, oval ulcers surrounded by a whitish border on both buccal mucous membranes. The ulcers were tender and bled easily. There was definite infiltration of both lips, and tenderness was noted on the slightest motion.The blood picture during her stay in the hospital was as follows:On December 7, the patient received a transfusion of 500 cc. of blood. On December 8,

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