Journal : Journal of cutaneous and genito-urinary diseases ; vol. 7.
New York : D. Appleton and company, 1889.
Description : 140-142 p. ; ill.: 1 phot. ; 26 cm.
Photograph : 1 photoengraving in-text (unverified).
Subject : Skin — Primary lymphedema ; Naevoid.
While attending the International Medical Congress at Washington, D. C., I had the pleasure of showing the photograph to Unna, of Hamburg ; Justus Andeer, of Munich; Thin, of London, and many others who have great clinical advantages, but none had ever seen a case where the disease had appeared in a similar position.—Page 142.
Rickett's subject was a 42 year-old farmer with a primary lymphedema that began in infancy and affected the entire lower portions of his face. If he had brought his photograph to France, they might have directed his attention to a paper by Montmeja published in 1869 and titled, Nœvus vasculaire (Vide intra: »»).