Callosidades y callos

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Cllosidades y callos

Las callosidades y los callos se forman en la piel debido a la presión o la fricción repetitiva. Una callosidad es una pequeña área sensible de piel engrosada que se presenta en la parte superior o lateral de un dedo del pie. Un callo es un área de piel áspera y gruesa que se presenta debido a una presión o irritación repetitiva en un área de la piel. Los callos regularmente se desarrollan en las palmas de las manos y en las plantas de los pies.

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  • Last Reviewed on 06/04/2011
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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