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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

FERNANDES, Lana Bezerra  and  FLEURY JUNIOR, Luiz Fernando Fróes. Comparative dermatology: elephantiasis nostra in verrucous form comparable to coral. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.4, pp. 825-826. ISSN 0365-0596.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000400039.

Study of a rare case of Elephantiasis Nostra in verrucous form on the dorsum of the foot of an 80year-old male with a history of recurrent erysipelas infection. The vegetant, confluent lesions on the foot resemble Trumpet Coral (Caulastrea curvata)

Keywords : Elephantiasis; Erysipelas; Streptococcus pyogenes.

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