Resulting from pressure.
[G. piezo, to press, squeeze, + genesis, origin]
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These include corns, friction blisters, athlete's nodules, jogger's itch, jogger's nipples, piezogenic pedal papules and acne mechanica due to occlusion of the skin, pressure and frictional rubbing.14 It usually occurs in areas covered by protective gear in contact sports.
This condition is called jogger's nipples.16 Small 2-5 mm papules on the sides of feet seen on standing up are named piezogenic pedal papules.