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August 1940


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;42(2):395-397. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490140159027

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Erythema Induratum. Presented by Dr. H. E. Michelson, Minneapolis.  Mrs. E. H., a white woman aged 52, has had nodules on the legs, arms and abdomen for several years. These lesions appear and disappear at irregular intervals.She has sclerosing keratitis of the right eye, which is thought to be tuberculous. There are variously sized subcutaneous nodules from 0.5 to 4 cm. in diameter on the legs, thigh, abdomen and elbow region of the arm. The nodules are firm and are not ulcerated.

Erythema Induratum. Presented by Dr. H. E. Michelson, Minneapolis.  L. L., a white woman aged 39, has had tender nodules on the legs (especially the calves) at intervals for over four years. She was first seen at the University of Minnesota in April 1939. The histologic observations were consistent with a diagnosis of erythema induratum. The Mantoux test, with a dilution of 1: 1,000, gave a positive

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