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Image Number 793 (Elephantiasis verrucosa nostrum)

 
Morphology:
Swelling

Diagnosis: Elephantiasis verrucosa nostrum

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 73

Type: Clinical

Description: Hyperkeratotic thicked skin

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: An elderly diabetic with a previous history of 2 deep venous thromboses, developed these edematous legs. Chronic cellulitis has led to destruction of the lymphatics and chronic edema has induced reactive thickening of the overlying epidermis.

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