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A 91-year-old woman who was trapped in her bath for 4 days was rescued and transferred to our emergency department. She was given a diagnosis of hypertension, but had no previous cardiovascular problems. Her chief complaints were itching, a tingling sensation and moderate pain. On physical examination, both feet were grey and showed maceration and cracking of the skin (figure 1). There …
Contributors HM contributed to write manuscript, patient care, and discussion. SN also contributed to discussion and patient care.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Obtained.
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