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April 1941

DERMATITIS FROM INDIRECT EXPOSURE TO FUR DYEREPORT OF A CASE

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1941;43(4):698-702. doi:10.1001/archderm.1941.01490220094014

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Abstract

M. P., a white housewife aged 32, born in the United States, was first seen at the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital on March 9, 1940. On Nov. 22, 1939 circumscribed edematous vesicular patches, the shape of fingers, suddenly appeared on her neck, forearms and legs and the right side of her face. This eruption disappeared in a short time, although she later had similar lesions, which also involved the vulva but which soon completely disappeared. The third attack started on March 7 with sharply outlined red edematous vesicular patches, the exact shape and size of fingers, on each arm and an ill defined red vesicular dermatitis on her face, neck, breasts, legs and right labium majus. Her arms and breasts had never before been affected. In each attack there were lesions in the form of finger marks, and the eruption was

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