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PHILADELPHIA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

PHILADELPHIA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY 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 Sclerous Glossitis and Glossodynia. Presented by Dr. Greenbaum. C. W., a man, aged 48, had a penile lesion in 1917, and received treatment at intervals for two years. Two recent Wassermann tests were negative, but two Kahn tests were moderately positive. The blood count showed 3,070,000 erythrocytes, 7,250 leukocytes and 65 per cent. hemoglobin. He was presented because of the peculiar appearance of the tongue and the presence of a sclerous glossitis associated with the peculiar red tongue. There was a deep scar on the dorsum, near the circumvallate papillae. The tongue was painful. There was no history of an ulcer where the scar was located. The patient was a smoker. DISCUSSION Dr. Hirschler: There should be a careful investigation of the patient's gastro-intestinal tract because of the appearance of the tongue.Dr. Greenbaum: I agree with Dr. Hirschler. If achylia gastrica were present it would be in favor of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

PHILADELPHIA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology , Volume 12 (4) – Oct 1, 1925

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1925 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1925.02370100095011
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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 Sclerous Glossitis and Glossodynia. Presented by Dr. Greenbaum. C. W., a man, aged 48, had a penile lesion in 1917, and received treatment at intervals for two years. Two recent Wassermann tests were negative, but two Kahn tests were moderately positive. The blood count showed 3,070,000 erythrocytes, 7,250 leukocytes and 65 per cent. hemoglobin. He was presented because of the peculiar appearance of the tongue and the presence of a sclerous glossitis associated with the peculiar red tongue. There was a deep scar on the dorsum, near the circumvallate papillae. The tongue was painful. There was no history of an ulcer where the scar was located. The patient was a smoker. DISCUSSION Dr. Hirschler: There should be a careful investigation of the patient's gastro-intestinal tract because of the appearance of the tongue.Dr. Greenbaum: I agree with Dr. Hirschler. If achylia gastrica were present it would be in favor of

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Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1925

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