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April 1950

CHRONIC CUTANEOUS GRANULOMAS WITH SYSTEMIC INVOLVEMENT: A Report of Two Cases with Bacteriologic Studies

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CINCINNATI

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;61(4):619-632. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530110085006
Abstract

IT IS THE intent of this paper to record the clinical findings and laboratory data, including the unusual bacteriologic findings, in 2 patients who had multiple cutaneous granulomas with systemic involvement. The disease phenomenon exhibited in these patients is unique in our experience and in that of others who have seen these patients.

REPORT OF CASES

Case 1.—V. Z., a 12 year old white girl, was first seen by us on Jan. 26, 1945.

History.—She had had colds continually until the age of 10. She had had a tonsillectomy at the age of 7 and had had her "adenoids shrunk" on two occasions. She had had a vaginal discharge from infancy until five years before this illness. When 9 years old she had had an "infection" of the lungs, particularly the lower lobes. This infection had not been typical of pneumonia but had been thought to be a

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