Paper Information

Journal:   ACTA MEDICA IRANICA   2014 , Volume 52 , Number 10; Page(s) 786 To 787.
 
Paper: 

ELEPHANTIASIS NOSTRAS VERRUCOSA OF LOWER LIMB: A CASE REPORT

 
 
Author(s):  KALAFI AMIR, VASAGHI ATTIYEH*
 
* STUDENT RESEARCH COMMITTEE, SHIRAZ UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, FARS, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa (ENV) is a rare condition in which hyperkeratosis, fibrosis and disfiguration of dermis occurs. It is caused mostly by non infectious diseases such as surgery, trauma, tumors, and venous obstructions. To our knowledge there is not any case report of ENV in Middle East region. In this patient, ENV caused by trauma and Patient presented with enlargement of right lower limb.

 
Keyword(s): ELEPHANTIASIS NOSTRAS VERRUCOSA, LOWER LIMB, TRAUMA CASE REPORT
 
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