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Article
August 1934

MANHATTAN DERMATOLOGIC SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(2):317-324. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460140143020

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Abstract

Dermatitis Factitia. Presented by Dr. Howard Fox.  This woman, aged 23, first noticed an eruption four and a half months ago, after having worked for ten days in an aluminum factory. This was the first time she had been employed, and according to her statement the conditions at the factory were satisfactory and agreeable. Her duty consisted in trimming the edges of aluminum cans. While she was at work four splinters of aluminum entered the soft tissue of the front of the left wrist. One of the splinters was removed by the patient on the following day, and the others were extracted by her physician. Two days later the entire wrist became swollen, tender and red, and at the end of a week an ulcer the size of a dime appeared. This gradually enlarged to the size of a quarter.When I saw her on Dec. 4, 1933, there was

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