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April 1937


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President May 20, 1936; Secretary

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(4):760-765. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470220200019

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TuberculousComplex (Primary?). Presented by Dr. RubenNomland and Dr. F. J. Kendrick, Gary, Ind.

This obese Italian girl, aged 12 years, presents a disorder which began in September 1935 as a crusted furuncle-like lesion on the outer aspect of the right forearm. Shortly thereafter the axillary lymph glands became enlarged. The mother states that when the patient was a small child she had a boil in her right axilla, which was evacuated and healed in a few weeks.

When she was first seen by us, about eight weeks ago, she had a dime-sized scar with a red border on the extensor surface of the right forearm. On pressure

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