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July 1940


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San Jose, Calif.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;42(1):234. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490130238027

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To the Editor:—  I should like to make the following observations relative to the article by Dr. Sutherland-Campbell, on "Superficial Noninflammatory Lesions of the Feet" (Arch. Dermat. & Syph.41:6 [June] 1940). The conditions described have been repeatedly observed by most dermatologists but have not been reported. The same situation existed some years ago relative to Shamberg's disease. The interesting point in this report is the finding of a fungous structure.I have personally observed and prescribed for a number of these conditions and have invariably found them associated with warts. The wart, however, has not been the usual plantar type but has consisted of closely grouped lesions, the centers of which have been filled with a crumbly material which can be pricked out entirely with a knife. When this has been done the floor of the lesion is flat and does not have the bleeding points of the

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