Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa (ENV) comprises an uncommon skin disease characterised by dermal fibrosis with hyperkeratotic, verrucous and papillomatous lesions that usually occur after chronic lymphoedema. We describe the case of a 56-year-old-man with neurofibromatosis type 1, no known surgical history, no chronic medication and no travel history, presenting with worsening non-pitting oedema and impressive foul-smelling mossy plaques and cobblestone-like nodules in both legs and feet, especially on the right, compatible with the diagnosis of ENV.
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Contributors JC (first author): acquisition and analysis of data, planning, conducting, conception and design of the article, as well as revision and final approval. LS: acquisition of data, revision and final approval. MMB: acquisition of data, final approval. AF: final approval.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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