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.
Piezogenic pedal papules are herniations of subcutaneous fat into the dermis.
Key Words: Piezogenic pedal papule, mitral valve insufficiency
(2.) Singh SK, Tehseen M, Kalam A: Painless piezogenic pedal papules in a patient with rheumatic heart disease: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2002;68:107-8.
(3.) Doukas DJ, Holmes J, Leonard JA: A nonsurgical approach to painful piezogenic pedal papules.
(4.) Kahana M, Feinstein A, Tabachnic E, Schewach-Millet M, Engelberg S: Painful piezogenic pedal papules in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
(5.) Redbord KB Adams BB: Piezogenic pedal papules in a Marathon Runnur.
(6.) Schlappner OL, Wood MG, Gerstein W, Gross PR: Painful and nonpainful piezogenic pedal papules.
(7.) Woodrow SL, Brereton-Smith G, Handfield-Jones S: Painful piezogenic pedal papules: response to local electro-acupuncture.
(8.) Lin E, Ronen M, Stampler D, Suster S: Painful piezogenic heel papules: a case report.
(9.) Schepis C, Greco D, Siragusa M, Romano C: Piezogenic pedal papules during PraderWilli syndrome.