Diagnosing And Treating A Longstanding Heel Lesion

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Kathleen Satterfield, DPM, FACFAOM, MAPWCA

    Dr. Satterfield is a Fellow and President-Elect of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. She is board certified in foot and ankle orthopedics and medicine. Dr. Satterfield is Director of the Pre-Clinical Curriculum and an Associate Professor at the Western University College of Podiatric Medicine in Pomona, Calif. She recently received the Master’s distinction from the American Professional Wound Care Association.

References
1. Personal communication with Brad Bakotic, DPM, DO.
2. Personal communication with Bryan Markinson, DPM.
3. Personal communication with G. “Dock” Dockery, DPM.
4. Available at http://www.podiatry.com/search/?search_text=porokeratosis&mode=all .

Suggested Reading
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4. Burge SM, Ryan TJ. Punched-out porokeratosis. A histological variant of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis. Am J Dermatopathol 1987; 9(3):240-2.
5. Helfman RJ, Poulos EG. Reticulated porokeratosis: a unique variant of porokeratosis. Arch Dermatol. 1985; 121(12):1542-1543.
6. Wong MW, Tse GM. Eccrine poroma: a differential diagnosis in chronic foot lesions. Foot Ankle Int. 2003; 24(10):789-92.
7. Ujihara M, Hamanaka S, Hamanaka Y, Kamei T. A case of multiple eccrine porocarcinoma with stepping-stone distribution on the foot. J Dermatol. 1995; 22(6):450-7.
8. Jurecka W, Neumann RA, Knobler RM. Porokeratwoses: immunohistochemical, light and electron microscopic evaluation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1991; 24(1):96-101.

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