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Lutz-Jeanselme syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Jeanselme's nodules
  • Jeanselme’s syndrome
  • Steiner’s syndrome

Related people

Mobile, periarticular fibrous nodules at articulations or under the skin covering the bone, seen in treponemal diseases, such as yaws and syphilis.

Description

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.

Bibliography

  • A. Lutz, in: Monatshefte für praktische Dermatologie, Hamburg, 1892, 14: 30.
  • E. Jeanselme:
    Nodosités juxtaarticulaires.
    Cong Colonial Paris, Sect Med Hyg Colon, 1904. p 15.

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