Painful fat herniation

Painful fat herniation (also known as "Painful piezogenic pedal papules"[1] and "Piezogenic papules"[2]) is a rare cause of painful feet due to fat herniations through the thin fascial layers of the weight-bearing parts of the heel.[1]:44

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  1. 1 2 James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1371. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.

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