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April 1941


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Secretary St. Paul, Oct. 11, 1940

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1941;43(4):732-736. doi:10.1001/archderm.1941.01490220128024

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Lymphogranuloma Venereum. Presented by Dr. J. F. Madden, St. Paul.  J. M., a Negro aged 26, stated that in 1929, while serving time in the West Virginia Penitentiary, he had homosexual relations with other inmates and a cauliflower-like growth developed around the anus. Six months later an inguinal bubo developed; this was incised, and a purulent material was expressed. There was no penile lesion at any time. During the past ten years he has been treated with many internal and external medications as well as with surgical excision. He was admitted to the Ancker Hospital in July 1940 with a right inguinal bubo, which had been incised, had receded and had recurred intermittently during the past ten years. There was a fungating mass surrounding the anus and extending anteriorly over the perineum. This mass was painful, had a foul odor and exuded pus. There was some narrowing of the anal

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