In a recent article by Feldman and his associates1 the 23d case of "Mondor's disease" was reported. The description presented by these authors called to attention a similar case seen in the private practice of Drs. Sulzberger and Witten, in which the diagnosis had not previously been made.
REPORT OF A CASE
The patient, C. H. O., a 37-year-old white woman, had been under treatment for pemphigus erythematodes (Senear-Usher syndrome) for four months. During that period oral cortisone completely controlled the eruption. At the time of a visit on Oct. 22, 1953, the patient complained of tenderness of the face and the right anterior chest. She stated that she experienced the sudden onset of a "bruise-like soreness" on the right side of her chest, about four days before, when reaching with her right arm to take something off a high shelf. This aching feeling persisted even after lowering of
GRAYSON LD, SCALZI LC. SUBACUTE SUBCUTANEOUS ENDOPHLEBITIS OF THE ANTEROLATERAL THORACIC WALL. AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1955;71(1):114–116. doi:10.1001/archderm.1955.01540250116022
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