The symptomatology of verruca plantaris, a puzzling but comparatively common disease of the skin, was first described by Gorju,1 of Paris, over half a century ago. More recently the disorder has been carefully studied by Dubreuilh2, Montgomery3, Bowen4 and others, but, despite the publicity given it by these contributors, the true nature of the condition is seldom recognized even to-day.
For this reason the following example, which is one of the most extensive I have seen, may be of general interest:
L. C., single woman aged 20, student, referred to me by Dr. Jabez N. Jackson of this city, was a native of Massachusetts and a resident of Boston. Four years previously she had been troubled with a "soft corn" on the sole of her left foot, and at one time since then a college room-mate had had several growths on the bottoms of her feet