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November 1941


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1941;44(5):976-980. doi:10.1001/archderm.1941.01500050206029

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A Case for Diagnosis (Mycosis Fungoides d'Emblée?). Presented by Dr. S. E. Sweitzer, Minneapolis.  Mrs. B. P., aged 54, white, had phlebitis of the left leg after a delivery thirty years ago. After that the left leg was somewhat larger than the right and always caused some pain. Ten years ago masses developed in the left calf and disappeared after six weeks of rest in bed. Two and one-half years ago these masses recurred and persisted in spite of treatment. One and one-half years ago ulceration occurred in a pigmented area 1 cm. in diameter. This ulceration progressed in spite of all treatment, and she entered the Minneapolis General Hospital the last of March 1940. Examination then showed an ulcer covering most of the middle third of the left calf and extending three fourths of the way around it. The ulcer varied in depth from 0.5 to 5 cm. The

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