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August 1940

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;42(2):374-389. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490140138025

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Abstract

A Case for Diagnosis (Papulonecrotic Tuberculid? Lupus Erythematosus?). Presented by Dr. Frank Vero.  F. D., a girl aged 17, born in the United States, is presented from the Vanderbilt Clinic, complaining of a recurrent eruption of two years' duration on the hands and feet. There was no history of any previous disease of the skin. She had always been in good health except for attacks of tonsillitis. Tonsillectomy was performed five years ago. During infancy a gland was removed from her neck. For two summers the patient has had a recurrent eruption on the face, which has cleared up at the end of the season. An eruption appeared on the hands and feet a year ago, persisted during the winter and recurred four months ago.Physical examination shows no abnormalities except on the skin. Examination on Dec. 14, 1939 showed on the palmar surfaces of the fingers and hands, on

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