1940
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.1940.01490180024002
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Ulcers of the Legs in Sickle Cell Anemia

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“…It was not until thirty years later that Cummer et al summarized existing case reports and determined that leg ulceration occurred in a definite proportion of sickle cell patients. The authors concluded that "within dermatologic practice, anemia should be considered as a possible explanation for chronic ulcers on the legs" [4].…”
Section: Leg Ulcerationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…It was not until thirty years later that Cummer et al summarized existing case reports and determined that leg ulceration occurred in a definite proportion of sickle cell patients. The authors concluded that "within dermatologic practice, anemia should be considered as a possible explanation for chronic ulcers on the legs" [4].…”
Section: Leg Ulcerationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Leg ulcers Ulceration around the ankles occurred in all of the first four case reports but, despite a series of cases presented at the Dermatological Societies of Cleveland (Netherton, 1936; Cummer & LaRocco, 1939), Bronx (Schwartz, 1938) and the Central States (Krugh, 1939), it was not until 1940 that ulceration became recognized as a specific complication of the disease (Cummer & LaRocco, 1940). Leg ulcers occur in other haemolytic syndromes (β thalassaemia, hereditary spherocytosis), suggesting common aetiological factors, although they are almost certainly multifactorial with contributions from venous stasis, local trauma and cutaneous vaso‐occlusion producing spontaneous painful deep ulcers suggestive of skin infarction (Serjeant, 1974).…”
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“…The first patient with SCD described in the English medical literature more than 100 years ago suffered from leg ulceration [1,2,[4][5][6][7]9]; however, it was not until 1939 that the causal role of SCD in leg ulceration was established [3].…”
Section: Historymentioning
confidence: 99%