• Medicine
  • Published 2009

A Case of Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa Caused by Recurrent Infection after Skin Grafting.

@inproceedings{Na2009ACO,
  title={A Case of Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa Caused by Recurrent Infection after Skin Grafting.},
  author={So-Young Na and Hye-Young Lee and Jin-Ok Baek and Joo-Young Roh and Jong-rok Lee},
  year={2009}
}
Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa is an uncommon disorder that is characterized by dermal fibrosis, hyperkeratotic verrucous and papillomatous lesions and this is all caused by chronic non-filarial lymphedema secondary to infections, surgeries, tumor obstructions, radiations, congestive heart failure and obesity. We report here on a case of elephantiasis nostras verrucosa that occurred on the left lower leg of a 54-year-old woman who had a past history of extensive skin grafts and recurrent… CONTINUE READING

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