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July 1934

SUBCUTANEOUS BILATERAL SARCOID OF THE GLUTEAL REGION: REPORT OF A CASE

Arch Surg. 1934;29(1):59-63. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1934.01180010062008
Abstract

Among the many phenomena associated with arthritis and rheumatoid conditions nodular involvements of the skin compose an interesting group. Frequently some of the nodules resemble those seen in other conditions, so that the appearance of such masses is not always conclusive proof of a rheumatic etiology. Therefore, a careful differential diagnosis is essential.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —On March 14, 1932, a Jewish woman, aged 50, presented herself at Dr. Finkelstein's clinic. Four weeks before, while bathing, she discovered four lumps over the buttocks. The lumps were hard, painless and somewhat movable.In 1928 a falling piece of ceiling struck the patient on the head. Examination at that time failed to reveal any injury. The pain disappeared after the application of an ice-bag. In 1929 she complained of a chronic cough and nervousness. At that time a few dry râles were heard in both lungs. Her blood pressure was 160

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