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February 1951


AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1951;63(2):272-274. doi:10.1001/archderm.1951.01570020106022

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A Case for Diagnosis: Erythema Nodosum? Presented by Dr. Royal M. Montgomery.  E. C., an Italian woman aged 41, has had the present eruption off and on for seven years. She first came to the Skin Clinic of the Hospital for Special Surgery on May 16, 1949.At the present time there are many red indurated patches on the sides of the legs just above the ankles. They are more prevalent on the outer sides of the legs. All are tender on pressure. There are several single indurated nodules just below the knee. The interdigital webs are macerated and bromhidrosis is present. A roentgenogram of the teeth showed several apical infections. These teeth have been extracted. Ammoniated mercury ointment was prescribed for the toes. The patient has received several courses of sulfadiazine with improvement each time. However, flare-ups have occurred from time to time. Results of urinalysis and complete blood

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