Zinc paste bandages and the treatment of Flegel's disease

Ellie Lindsay
British Journal of Community Nursing 2005, 10 (3): S14-9
Such is their prevalence in the population that community nurses are very likely to encounter unfamiliar dermatological problems during their practice, many of which will have been self-treated for some time before professional help is sought. This article reports a case of a rare congenital condition called Flegel's disease, which leads to the presence of small horny papules on the skin, predominantly on the legs. In this case, the papules had deteriorated and were causing wider problems.

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