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Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa (ENV): a complication of congestive heart failure and obesity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20453188     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congestive heart failure (CHF) and obesity are common medical conditions that have many complications and an increasing incidence in the United States. Presented here is a case of a disfiguring skin condition that visually highlights the dermatologic consequences of poorly controlled CHF and obesity. This condition will probably become more common as CHF and obesity increase in the US.
Drew Baird; David Bode; Troy Akers; Zachariah Deyoung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2625     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Board Fam Med     Publication Date:    2010 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-10     Completed Date:  2011-01-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101256526     Medline TA:  J Am Board Fam Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  413-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acinetobacter Infections
Atrial Fibrillation
Citrobacter koseri
Diabetes Mellitus
Elephantiasis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  microbiology
Fatal Outcome
Heart Failure / complications*
Middle Aged
Obesity / complications*
Staphylococcus aureus

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