Hyperkeratotic lesion - Corn

A concentrated hyperkeratosis response in the skin.

Diffuse excess pressure leads to hyperkeratosis – when this is subjected at one point – the skins response
if profound too

Too much pressure for a longer period of time subjected to a concentrated area of the skin

I prominent hard lump

Thick firm hard lump that is very painful to walk on or even wear shoes in some cases

Through a dermatology review as part of a consultation with a Specialist Podiatrist. The shape size
location of the lesion on the foot together with your overall foot shape musculoskeletal biomechanics all
help to diagnose it accurately and form a suitable management plan

1. Surgical sharp debridement give instant and tremendous relief but doesn’t identify or resolve the
underlying causes
2. A thorough musculoskeletal lower limb assessment helps identify any biomechanical abnormalities
3. Bespoke orthotics can help adjust malalignment
4. footwear analysis is an import component to any successful management plan

If you would like to discuss this topic further

then get in touch and arrange an appointment with a high skilled and well experienced Specialist Podiatrist