LAURENCE H. KEDES, M.D.; JENNIE SIEMIENSKI, M.S.; A. I. BRAUDE, M.D.
The purpose of this report is to call attention to a new kind of home accident and its treatment. It describes the case of a steelworker who passed his leisure hours inebriated in his rose garden. He once pricked himself so deeply on a thorn of a rose bush that the fungus, Sporotrichum schenckii, gained entrance to the closed plane of his radial tendon sheath.
W. P., a 43-year-old steelworker, was first admitted to the Presbyterian-University Hospital on February 23, 1963, with a 6-month history of a painful, swollen right wrist. He enjoyed both rose gardening and alcoholic
KEDES LH, SIEMIENSKI J, BRAUDE AI. The Syndrome of the Alcoholic Rose Gardener: Sporotrichosis of the Radial Tendon Sheath: Report of a Case Cured with Amphotericin B. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:1139–1141. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-6-1139
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(6):1139-1141.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use