ELEPHANTIASIS NOSTRAS VERRUCOSA MIMICKING DEEP FUNGAL INFECTION – A CASE REPORT.

Dr Jaskanwal Kaur, Dr Sumir Kumar

Abstract


Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa is a rare condition characterized by severe irreversible lymphedema of skin with no premorbid abnormality of
lymphatics of the dependant parts especially lower limb or other and immobile body parts & it is associated with supervening recurrent cellulitis
or secondary infection. ENV of left foot mimicking deep fungal is reported in a 40 yr old male from border city of Punjab.


Keywords


Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa (ENV), lymphedema, Edema.

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