A 62-year-old Caucasian woman complained of a painful nodular lesion on her right heel that restricted her walking. She had noticed the onset of the itching after approximately 3 weeks of travel in Brazil. She was initially treated by her general practitioner with topical salicylic acid, suspecting a plantar wart. After a week of increased itching and unbearable pain, the patient was referred to our dermatological service. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Not a simple plantar wart: A case of tungiasis / Peccerillo, F; ZAMBITO SPADARO, Fabio; Fabrizi, G; Feliciani, Claudio; Pagliarello, Calogero; Stanganelli, Ignazio. - In: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY. - ISSN 0926-9959. - 32:3(2018), pp. e113-e114. [10.1111/jdv.14595]

Not a simple plantar wart: A case of tungiasis

ZAMBITO SPADARO, FABIO;FELICIANI, Claudio;PAGLIARELLO, Calogero;STANGANELLI, Ignazio
2018

Abstract

A 62-year-old Caucasian woman complained of a painful nodular lesion on her right heel that restricted her walking. She had noticed the onset of the itching after approximately 3 weeks of travel in Brazil. She was initially treated by her general practitioner with topical salicylic acid, suspecting a plantar wart. After a week of increased itching and unbearable pain, the patient was referred to our dermatological service. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Not a simple plantar wart: A case of tungiasis / Peccerillo, F; ZAMBITO SPADARO, Fabio; Fabrizi, G; Feliciani, Claudio; Pagliarello, Calogero; Stanganelli, Ignazio. - In: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY. - ISSN 0926-9959. - 32:3(2018), pp. e113-e114. [10.1111/jdv.14595]
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