Journal of Cutaneous Diseases Including Syphilis (25), Volume 25
General Books LLC, 2009 - 496 pages
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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... and tender and swollen. A pseudo-nail has grown. The adjacent finger of the same hand is now becoming similarly affected. In this condition the patient came under our observation. Syphilis of the Lips. Presented by Dr. Bulkley. Adolph B., 37 years old, unmarried, born in Austria. There is no history of alcoholism, tuberculosis, or cancer in his family. His father died of " stomach trouble." His mother is alive, over 70 years old, and ever since the patient can remember, she has had, from time to time, an eruption appearing on the head, trunk, and legs. He has been told that it is syphilitic. Her oldest child, a son, died of diphtheria; her other children beside the patient, two sons and three daughters, are alive and healthy. One of the sons, now 33 years old, had an eruption at the angles of the mouth for two or three years, but has been free of it for the past two years. His children are healthy. There is no history of miscarriages. The patient can give no history of his infancy. Since he can remember he has never been sick in bed, and he can remember no sore or eruption of any kind until the present. He has never had a chronic cough. His nose was red as long ago as he can remember, but not deformed, nor was there any discharge from it. He came to this country when 14 years of age, and at that time had a nasal discharge, mid crusts formed in the nose to such an extent as to plug it. A physician prescribed an ointment to be applied to the crusts, which loosened and removed them, but the process continued. When about 17 years of age, his septum nasi perforated, and then his voice became hoarse. There was still no skin lesion--only a swelling of the nose. When about 23 years of age, the ulceration of the nasal mucous membrance extended to the...
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