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Article
January 1935

IS SPIEGLER-FENDT SARCOID A CLINICAL OR HISTOLOGIC ENTITY?

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the Department of Dermatology and Syphilology, New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital, Columbia University, under the direction of Dr. George Miller MacKee.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;31(1):67-82. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01460190070009
Abstract

In the cases reported here there were found certain clinical and histologic features not shared in their entirety by other, probably closely related, lymphoblastomatous diseases.

REPORT OF CASES 

Case 1.—History.—  Mrs. J. O., a housewife, aged 58, who was referred by Dr. J. Homer Cudmore, when first observed on Nov. 24, 1933, complained of a steadily enlarging mass on her right breast. The duration was three months. There were no subjective symptoms. The familial and the personal history were unimportant.

Physical Examination.—  The patient was 20 pounds (9.1 Kg.) overweight, but was otherwise in good health. Examination of her skin disclosed an oval-shaped, elevated mass, measuring 3 by 2 cm., situated 2.5 cm. below and to the mesial side of the right nipple, the long axis being lateral (fig. 1).The affected area was bright red. The surface was smooth but irregular. On the surface near the inner

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