piezogenic pedal papule

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piezogenic pedal papule pi·e·zo·gen·ic pedal papule (pī-ē'zō-jěn'ĭk)
Pressure-induced papules of the heel, occurring probably as a result of the herniation of fat tissue due to degeneration of dermal collagen.

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