Dr E W Price, the discoverer of podoconiosis

  title={Dr E W Price, the discoverer of podoconiosis},
  author={Gervase Vernon},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  pages={2 - 5}
  • G. Vernon
  • Published 17 November 2019
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Biography
A straightforward biography of Dr E W Price, the discoverer of podoconiosis, a medical missionary who was also the first to elucidate plantar ulcers in leprosy. 

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