Author | Lt Michael E. Herman, MD


Elephantiasis Verrucosa Nostrum

September 01, 2003

A 62-year-old obese woman with adult-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus had a 6-year history of bilateral leg edema. During the last year, the edema worsened and the skin on her legs thickened. She also had multiple, bilateral, painful, superficial ulcers that drained copiously.