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Lupus Vulgaris

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.51
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card depicts the side of a woman's face with Lupus Vulgaris. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Lupus Vulgaris is an extremely chronic tuberculous affection of the skin and mucous membranes, characterized by the presence of nodules which ulcerate or resolve with the formation of scar tissue. The elementary lesions are soft, brownish, pin-head to pea-sized tubercles which at first do not project above the level of the skin. Looked at through a glass slide pressed firmly down upon them, the nodules have exactly the color and appearance of apple jelly. more...