Erythema Induration, Bazin. Presented by Dr. Ochs.
M. F., aged 32, married, had been suffering for the past three years from a skin eruption which attacked the lower part of the legs both anteriorly and on the sides. The lesions appeared as sharply defined, indurated masses under the skin, which quickly rose to the surface and began to ulcerate. A Wassermann reaction on three occasions proved negative. Attention was called to the grouping of the lower ulcer, somewhat simulating syphilis.
Drs. Kingsbury, Gilmour, Wallhauser and Oulmann agreed with the diagnosis as presented.Dr. Weiss said that he did not think there was as much sloughing in erythema induratum, as this patient presented.Dr. Scheer said that ulceration sometimes occurred in these lesions.Dr. Rosen considered this case was very instructive. He wished to emphasize the resemblance of the lesions on the legs to syphilitic gummas, and thought that Dr.