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September 1935


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Secretary Regular Meeting, Jan. 16, 1935; President, Presiding

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;32(3):520-530. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01470030162022

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Sarcoid. Presented by Dr. Oliver S. Ormsby and Dr. Clark W. Finnerud.

This woman, aged 39, was presented before this society by one of us in February 1919 (J. Cutan. Dis.37:626, 1919). At that time the disorder had been present for five years. There were lesions on the face, arms, forearms, wrists and fingers. On the face were firm bluish-red, nodular plaques, one on each cheek and a smaller one extending over the nose. The plaques on the cheek were about 2 inches (5 cm.) in diameter. On the arms and forearms were bluish-red discolorations, beneath which deep nodules could be palpated. On the wrists and dorsal surface of the hands were large firm, subcutaneous nodules of varying size, the largest being as large as a filbert nut. On each finger were one or more soft globular swellings, some of which were bluish red, while others were not

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