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Intensive Treatment of Elephantiasis in A Child: A Case Report

De Godoy et al.
Used Parameters : Segmental TBW

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Brazil

Journal : Medical Case Reports

Introduction: There are few publications on the treatment of elephantiasis in children. Objective: The aim of this study is to report on the intensive treatment of lower limb elephantiasis of a child in an outpatient setting. Case report: We report the case of an eight-year-old boy who was born with scrotum and lower limb lymphedema. The initial diagnostic difficulty and therapeutic conduct over the years did not produce results and there were complications such as erysipelas. The lymphedema progressed to the most advanced stage …
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