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Chronic elephantiasis. A case report

, : Chronic elephantiasis. A case report. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 85(5): 268-270

The authors presented a rare case study of a patient with chronic elephantiasis involving the lower extremities. The patient had contracted lymphatic filariasis while serving in the armed forces during World War II. The patient was followed regularly for local wound care by the Veterans Affairs podiatry department. However, he died from congestive heart failure and pneumonia in May of 1993.


PMID: 7776217

DOI: 10.7547/87507315-85-5-268

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