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Lymphatic filariasis patient with visible enlargement of left foot, India
Kalapathar Orissa

Lymphatic filariasis patient with visible enlargement of left foot, India.


At the lymphatic filariasis clinic, a doctor examines the swollen foot of a patient, Haiti.
WHO/TDR /A. Crump

At the lymphatic filariasis clinic, doctor examines the swollen foot of a patient, Haiti. Damaged skin such as this in between the toes is a prime site for secondary infections.


At the lymphatic filariasis clinic, a doctor holds the leg of a young woman with oedema, Haiti.
WHO/TDR /A. Crump

At the lymphatic filariasis clinic, a doctor holds the leg of a young woman with oedema, Haiti. Her skin has swollen and then regressed somewhat, leaving the visible marks and damaged skin on her still swollen leg. When the swollen leg is pressed, the skin is inelastic and the indentation remains.

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Last update:

4 April 2014 20:56 CEST