Research Article| Volume 5, ISSUE 2, P98-104, 1949

An unusual case of congenital elephantiasis

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      The treatment of typical idiopathic lymphœdema by excision of the subcutaneous tissues is satisfactory, but if the pathological processes are not confined to the skin and superficial fascia the chances of success are lessened, and in the presence of abnormalities of the vascular system, as in the case described, they become still further reduced.


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