piezogenic pedal papule


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pi·e·zo·gen·ic ped·al pap·ule

pressure-induced papules of the heel, occurring probably as a result of herniation of fat tissue.

pi·e·zo·gen·ic ped·al pap·ule

(pī'ā-zō-jen'ik ped'ăl pap'yūl)
Pressure-induced papule of the heel, occurring probably as a result of herniation of fat tissue.

piezogenic pedal papule

A soft, painful, skin-colored papule present on the non–weight-bearing portion of the heel. It disappears when weight is taken off the foot and heel. This papule is caused by herniation of fat through connective tissue defects.
See also: papule