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October 1940


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;42(4):726-733. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490160186025

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A Case for Diagnosis (Mikulicz' Disease?). Presented by Dr. George M. MacKee.  Miss F. D., a stenographer aged 35, a private patient, gives a rather irrelevant past history. She had a gallbladder operation and an appendectomy in 1923. She is of somewhat nervous temperament. The menses have always been regular but exceedingly scanty, lasting only an hour or two. In May 1939 her friends called her attention to a swelling of the cheeks. This was not preceded by or associated with any illness. There has been a slow, progressive increase in the swelling. At times the swelling is worse than at other times, but there have been no definite exacerbations and remissions. There has been no evidence of inflammation, such as heat or redness, and there has been no fever. There has been no difficulty in opening the mouth. There has been no hyperesthesia, hypoesthesia or perceptible change in the

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