NORMAN LARUE ANDERSON, M.D.; ROBERT HUMBER COX, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The following case report is presented not only because it is, we believe, the first reported case of infectious mononucleosis following a known skin lesion, but also because it may offer additional evidence concerning the nature of the disease.
The patient was a 27 year old white male physician living in a rural community. On September 14, 1942, he noted a small, slightly tender indurated area on the skin covering the lower internal aspect of the right tibia. This area was surrounded by an ecchymotic zone measuring about 4 cm. in diameter. The patient did not remember the
ANDERSON NL, COX RH. INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS: A CASE FOLLOWING A SKIN ABRASION ON THE RIGHT LEG, AND INVOLVING ONLY THE RIGHT INGUINAL LYMPH NODES1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:118–121. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-1-118
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(1):118-121.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use