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May 1935

CLEVELAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;31(5):718-726. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01460230105015

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Abstract

Calcinosis Universalis. Presented by Dr. A. J. Horesch, Cleveland, and Dr. George W. Binkley, Cleveland.  C. C., a girl aged 10 years, is presented from the service of Dr. H. J. Gerstenberger of the department of pediatrics, University Hospitals. In 1927 it was found that the patient had congenital syphilis, and until December 1929 she received treatment which included twenty-five intramuscular injections of a bismuth preparation and seven injections of mercury. In October 1920 the child began to complain of stiffness of the hip joints; the condition became progressively worse until January 1934, at which time she was admitted to the City Hospital for scarlet fever; this was followed by erysipelas. She had varicella at the age of 6 years, and in January 1931 she had meningomyelitis preceded by stiffness of the hip joints. At the time of admission to the hospital for treatment of the scarlet fever, the patient

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