- Jeanselme's nodules
- Jeanselme’s syndrome
- Steiner’s syndrome
Mobile, periarticular fibrous nodules at articulations or under the skin covering the bone, seen in treponemal diseases, such as yaws and syphilis.
Mobile, periarticular fibrous nodules at articulations or under the skin covering the bone, seen in treponemal diseases, such as yaws and syphilis. Preferred sites are the knee and elbow or under the skin covering the tibia, elbow, or, more rarely, the ribs, trochanter, or malleoli. Due to syphilis and pinta.
- A. Lutz, in: Monatshefte für praktische Dermatologie, Hamburg, 1892, 14: 30.
- E. Jeanselme:
Cong Colonial Paris, Sect Med Hyg Colon, 1904. p 15.
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