JACOB J. SILVERMAN
The statement is sometimes made that in the later stages of trench foot one of the frequent complaints is excessive sweating of the feet. As far as can be learned from the literature no attempt has ever been made to study this phenomenon in trench foot to determine its exact incidence. Ungley and Blackwood18 divided the clinical course of trench foot into three stages: (1) Prehyperemic stage of a few hours to several days. In this stage the feet are cold, dry, swollen, numb and discolored. (2) Hyperemic stage of six to 10 weeks. In this stage the feet are
SILVERMAN JJ. AN INQUIRY INTO THE INCIDENCE OF HYPERHIDROSIS IN CONVALESCENT TRENCH FOOT1. Ann Intern Med. ;25:702–710. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-4-702
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(4):702-710.
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