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June 1960

THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES

AMA Arch Derm. 1960;81(6):1023-1027. doi:10.1001/archderm.1960.03730060139034

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Abstract

Sporotrichosis, Chancreform Type. Presented by Stanton B. May, M.D.  While working in the Monrovia Mountains three months ago as a surveyor, a twenty-two-year-old male Mexican pricked his right index finger on some cover growth. Within a few days, this site became red, tender, and papular, later pustular. In another few days, numerous nodular tumefactions appeared on the right hand, later on the wrist, and forearm. These were tender and swollen. The patient has never felt ill.

Examination—Sept. 11, 1959:  On the dorsum of the right index finger paronychia was a raised, granulomatous, dry, scaling vegetative mass. On the back of the right hand there were many buckshot-sized, subcutaneous, firm, movable nodules. A nodule was seen in the right cubital space. In a line from the right index finger up the hand, forearm, and lower arm, there were several discrete, slightly raised, red, deeply-seated fluctuant swellings. One, on the wrist, was

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