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Article
July 1950

CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Author Affiliations

President; Secretary March 16, 1949

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;62(1):164-169. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530140168025

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Abstract

Sickle Cell Anemia with Ulceration of the Lower Extremities in a Negro Girl Aged 19. Presented by Dr. James H. Mitchell and (by invitation) Dr. Robert H. Harris.

Sickle Cell Anemia with Three Year Old Ulcer of the Lower Extremities in a Negro Aged 39. Presented by Dr. James H. Mitchell and (by invitation) Dr. Robert H. Harris.

DISCUSSION OF CASES OF SICKLE CELL ANEMIA

Dr. Theodore Cornbleet: I thought these cases were interesting. The best agent we have found thus far in treatment of sickle cell anemia ulcers has been red blood cell paste or even blood muck from the blood bank applied to the lesions themselves. The man is 39 years old, and that is fairly old for a person with sickle cell anemia. By and large we see this disease in younger people. The changes seen in the skull in children with the disorder are similar to

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