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May 1943

LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM OF UNUSUAL LOCATION AND EXTENT: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations

Assistant in the Clinic of Syphilis and Cutaneous Diseases of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Minas Geraes, Bello Horizonte, Brazil.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;47(5):694-695. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01500230084014
Abstract

The favorite site of lymphogranuloma venereum is the inguinoiliac lymph nodes. The unusual site and extent of the disease in my case are the reasons for reporting it. Costello and De Oreo also reported a case in which the lymphatic glands of the buttock and adjacent regions were involved.1

REPORT OF CASE  A. P. S., a Brazilian Negro aged 36, married, a clerk by occupation, resided at Contria, Minas Geraes. Both of his parents were dead, the cause of their death being unknown to the patient. Of four brothers and sisters who were living, one was epileptic, and the others were in good health. He had suffered from gonorrhea.The patient said that four years ago he had suffered from a small shallow soft ulcer in the sulcus of the penis. The ulcer disappeared spontaneously at the end of ten days. Thirty days after the disappearance of the penile

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