Near fatal systemic toxicity from local injection of podophyllin for pedal verrucae treatment

J Foot Surg. 1992 Jan-Feb;31(1):36-42.


An extremely rare case of systemic podophyllin toxicity from local injection is presented with a review of the literature. There is only one other known similar case reported in the medical literature world wide. Clinical and pathologic findings will be discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Foot Diseases / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intralesional
  • Male
  • Podophyllin / administration & dosage
  • Podophyllin / poisoning*
  • Warts / drug therapy*


  • Podophyllin