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Leg with large circular, syphilitic ulcers

  • Godart, Thomas
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Watercolour drawing of a leg with large circular ulcers, which have the appearance of broken-down gummata. Under the action of iodide of potassium, given internally, and the local application of lotio nigra, the ulcers rapidly healed. They were therefore regarded as syphilitic in origin.

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