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Corns and Calluses (cont.)

Medical Treatment

  • Periodic shaving or cutting off the hardened area on the skin (debridement) by surgical means or with medicines that break up hardened areas of skin such as 40% urea (keratolytic agents)
  • Accommodating pressure areas with shoe inserts (custom orthotics)
  • Antibiotics with possible incision and drainage for any infected corn or callus
  • Surgically removing areas of protruding bone where corns and calluses form and/or correcting the underlying deformity

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Corns, also referred to as clavi, are painful, hyperkeratotic papules of the skin that develop in response to excess pressure on the bony prominences of the feet and toes.

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