A Treatise on Diseases of the Skin for Advanced Students and Practitioners

A Treatise on Diseases of the Skin for Advanced Students and Practitioners

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...a case in which there were compound tumors with 2 or 3 openings or plugs. 5 Hallopeau, Jour. mat. cutan., 1809, p. 405, records a remarkable case in a woman presenting numerous and variously situated lesions, in some places closely crowded together and resembling bunches of grapes. In Fordyce's case (Jour. Cutan. Dis., 1892, pp. 367 and 372) the lesions were on inner aspects of both thighs, just above the knees; Pringle's (Brit. Jour. Derm., 1898, p. 108), on the scrotum, perineum, and contiguous parts, and in another (ibid., p. 418) on the scalp; Abraham's (ibid., 1899, p. 474, in addition to a large number of wide distribution on the cutaneous surface, the mouth was also the seat of lesions, closely crowded together, resembling plaques of leukoplakia, and there were also massed lesions on the penis; Allen's (Jour. Cutan. Dis., 1886, p. 238), some lesions on the vermilion border of the lips; Sprecher (Dermatol. Centralbl., Sept., 1899, p. 354), on the dorsum of one foot. cases the size of the lesion may vary between pin-point and an average pea in size, occasionally they are somewhat larger, and very exceptionally they may attain much greater dimensions, rarely, how-ever, the extreme size (mol-luscum giganteum), of one to several inches in diame-ter, as in cases described by W. Smith,2 Laache,3 Kaposi,4 and a few others. There are no subjective symptoms, the lesions ap-pearing and continuing throughout their course, with apparently no pain, itching, or burning. Those which become inflamma-tory accidentally or spon-taneously by tendency to break down may be slightly sore and painful. There are no constitutional symp-toms. Since the time of Bate-Fig. 166.--Molluscum contagiosum--a quite typical example, the umbilication and central dark point...
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  • Paperback | 654 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236557346