surfer's nodules


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SURFER'S NODULES

surfer's nodules

Nodular swelling and possible bone changes of the area of the lower leg and foot exposed to pressure and trauma while on a surfboard. The nodules may be painful.
Synonym: surfer's knots See: illustration
See also: nodule
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surfer's nodules

Bony outgrowths (exostoses) on the foot and upper part of the shin caused by repeated blows from the surfboard during paddling while kneeling.
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