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November 1951


AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1951;64(5):648-660. doi:10.1001/archderm.1951.01570110118024

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Lupus Vulgaris After Treatment. Presented by Dr. Theodore Cornbleet, Dr. David Cohen, and (by invitation) Dr. J. F. Sickley.  The patient is a 49-year-old white woman who states that she has had facial lesions for about 25 years. Since July, 1950, the lesions of the face have been "wet."One month ago a dry cough developed, with pain in the left side of the chest. She also has had intermittent fever and occasionally has chilly sensations. She has had no night sweats and no hemoptysis. For the past month she has had a constant feeling of fatigue. She has lost 10 lb. (4.5 kg.) since June, 1950.She has been dyspneic and orthopneic for the past three or four weeks.Results of physical examination were as follows: blood pressure, 220/120; in the chest, crackling rales throughout both lung fields and a few in both bases; a left heart beat at

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