Dermatology

Corn vs. Callus vs. Wart

It is common to misdiagnose corns, callus and warts, as they can appear similar to one another, and often cause similar pain symptoms. So how can we tell the difference?   Corns The lines on your skin (call skin striations) will continue through the lesion Generally smaller/round/well defined Contain a central plug which is very hard Do not bleed on debridement (removal of the tissue using a scalpel blade) Corns are painful on direct pressure or friction Corns only penetrate to the epidermis- they are more shallow than...

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Plantar Fibromatosis

What Causes Plantar Fibromatosis? A plantar fibroma is a fibrous nodule that develops within the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue which extends from the heel to the ball of the foot. The excess collagen is commonly referred to as a fibroma. Plantar fibroma’s are most commonly located in the arch of the foot. The condition presents most frequently in the middle-aged and elderly population, although it can affect people of all ages. Males...

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