CureFactor for Callosity

CALLOSITY
Callosity is rare dermatology condition which results in thickening of skin. It is superficial skin disease.
Callosity is defined as circumscribed,localised,painless thickening of epidermal layer of skin.

ETIOLOGY:

  • Callosity is skin condition where in the superficial layer that is epidermis is thickening occurs
  • Constant repeated and prolonged presuure and friction of skin

Clinical Features:

  • Callosity usually has a very insidious onset,affecting points of friction like soles,feet and hands which are subjected to continues friction.

How the lesions look:

  • Callosity is convex thickening,rounded contour,tallow coloured
  • Thickness diminishes at periphery.
  • Gradually melts away into adjacent normal skin.

Course:

  • Callosity can not resolve if the underlying mechanical problem is not removed.

General Management:

  • Correct the underlying cause.
  • Use of doctor chappals to relieve undue pressure.
  • Avoid undue pressure of the affected part.