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Article
January 1937

ULCERATIVE HODGKIN'S DISEASE OF THE SKIN

Author Affiliations

Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology, University of Illinois College of Medicine; Associate in Dermatology, University of Illinois College of Medicine CHICAGO

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(1):114-128. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470190117012
Abstract

The cutaneous manifestations of Hodgkin's disease in general are well known to all dermatologists, as is shown by numerous excellent articles. The ulcerative type of cutaneous lesion seems to have received little attention, however, as only one of a number of standard dermatologic texts consulted mentioned this form. Our interest in the subject was aroused by the following case, which illustrates the difficulty of diagnosis often presented by the ulcerative manifestations of Hodgkin's disease.

REPORT OF A CASE

H. A., aged 23, a cleaner and dyer, was admitted to the Research and Educational Hospital. He stated that he had been in good health until one year before admission, when he noticed that some small "lumps" had developed in the axillae, in the left inguinal region, in the posterior portion of the left auricular region and in the region of the left kidney. The nodules in the axillae and

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