What are symptoms and signs of corns and calluses?

Corns and calluses are

  • hardened, thick areas of skin;
  • rounded or conical and may appear as a bump on the skin;
  • dry, scaly, or flaky;
  • painful if they interfere with walking or other activity. Calluses are typically painless.

How are corns and calluses diagnosed?

The diagnosis can be made by observing the characteristic changes in the skin. Specialized tests are not necessary. Continue Reading

Reviewed on 4/26/2016
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