Lymphostatic verrucosis | definition of lymphostatic verrucosis by Medical dictionary
a profuse velvety papillomatous growth that develops large warty projections; caused by chronic lymphedema and stasis with maceration and associated infection.
mossy foot disease A condition seen in up to 5% of the population in certain African countries, characterised by chronic lymphedema of the leg, recurrent infections and rough, bumpy, hyperkeratotic filiform projections.
lymphostatic verrucosis Lymphedematous keratoderma, mossy foot A feature of chronic lymphedema of the leg characterized by a lawn of velvety hyperkeratotic filiform projections
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The skin color and texture are normal until the later stages, when the skin becomes thickened and darkened, and develops multiple papillomatous projections called lymphostatic verrucosis