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February 1935

CLEVELAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;31(2):256-260. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01460200100016

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Abstract

Lymphoblastoma of the Mouth in a Case of Tertiary Syphilis. Presented by Dr. W. H. Connor.  This Negro, aged 35, from the service of Dr. Cole and Dr. Driver at the City Hospital, contracted syphilis eight years ago but received no treatment until June 1933, at which time he noted that his gums had become swollen and tender and bled easily. Within a few weeks the entire mouth became very sore, and hoarseness developed. The blood showed a strongly positive Wassermann reaction. The patient then received two injections of neoarsphenamine. The lesions of the mouth became progressively worse, and he was admitted to the City Hospital on Feb. 14, 1934, at which time a tentative diagnosis of Vincent's angina was made.The general physical examination gave essentially normal results with the exception of a whitish opacity of the pupil of the left eye, due to trauma, and a slight systolic

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