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Skin Lesions

What You Should Know About Malignant Melanoma

Posted by American Foot and Leg in Skin Lesions

By Praya Mam, D.P.M. As a podiatric physician/surgeon, I have encountered various lesions that occur on the feet and legs. The vast majority of these lesions are benign; however, some turn out to be malignant melanomas. Some examples of benign lesions that look like malignant…

Treating Plantar Warts

Posted by American Foot and Leg in Skin Lesions

By Loren Colon DPM, FACFAS Verruca Plantaris commonly referred to as plantar warts, are growths that develop on the bottom of the feet due to a contagious virus called Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Warts can be flesh colored or dark as well as rough or smooth…