Over the past 18 years the author has seen 15 patients who have had essentially the same repetitive course of illness. After discussing these patients with my colleagues at meetings for the past decade, they have convinced me that they should be reported. Having mentioned them in related writings, I will now define the clinical picture more specifically (1,2). I believe this entity is aptly described by the title “Recurrent Acute Toxic Lymphangitis”.
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