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KERATOSIS BLENORRHAGICA

KERATOSIS BLENORRHAGICA This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Cutaneous manifestations of gonorrheal infection are not a common occurrence. Now that the era of sulfonamide and penicillin medications is being passed through, gonorrheal dermatosis will in time become a still rarer observation. The case of keratosis blenorrhagica reported in this paper is of interest because it presented three unusual features: First, the clinical appearance of the infection was not the usual type. Second, the condition occurred in a woman, in whom it is not frequently encountered. Third, there was the early response to sulfonamide medication and rapid involution of the cutaneous lesion. REPORT OF A CASE H. V., a woman aged 38, complained of an eruption on the palms and soles, which extended to the legs. The onset of the disease began two months previously, when she first noticed a thickening and cracking of the soles and palms, and then a rash appeared on the legs and forearms. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1946 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1946.01510390080006
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Cutaneous manifestations of gonorrheal infection are not a common occurrence. Now that the era of sulfonamide and penicillin medications is being passed through, gonorrheal dermatosis will in time become a still rarer observation. The case of keratosis blenorrhagica reported in this paper is of interest because it presented three unusual features: First, the clinical appearance of the infection was not the usual type. Second, the condition occurred in a woman, in whom it is not frequently encountered. Third, there was the early response to sulfonamide medication and rapid involution of the cutaneous lesion. REPORT OF A CASE H. V., a woman aged 38, complained of an eruption on the palms and soles, which extended to the legs. The onset of the disease began two months previously, when she first noticed a thickening and cracking of the soles and palms, and then a rash appeared on the legs and forearms.

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1946

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