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Article
March 1939

RHINOSCLEROMA: REPORT OF TWO CASES

Author Affiliations

WASHINGTON, D. C.; BALTIMORE

From the Department of Dermatology, George Washington Medical School.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;39(3):503-505. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01480210118011
Abstract

At the symposium on rhinoscleroma at the International Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Congress in Madrid, Spain, in 1932,1 2,631 cases were reported; 51 from the United States, 11 of native patients. J. W. Jervey, who examined our first patient, has been quoted by Jackson2 as suggesting that a foyer of rhinoscleroma is present in South Carolina.

Case 1.—  D. H. J., a white married woman aged 41, from Greenville, N. C., had never been outside the United States except for a short trip to Canada. She had spent most of her life in the Piedmont section of South Carolina, but had lived in Washington, D. C., from 1916 to 1924, except for nine months during 1917 to 1918 when she resided in Newport News, Va. She was first seen in April 1924 (by C. A. S.) for a condition of the nose which had been present for four years. In June

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