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July Articles 2014
...Treatment with NSAIDS, functional orthotics, and rest off of the feet is often prescribed, but again, long standing symptoms require surgery, as do exacerbated symptoms caused by lesions present between nerves...

Getting Control of Metatarsalgia
...Other telltale signs are: Pain increases when you flex your toes Swelling Pain that is worse when you walk barefoot or walk on hard surfaces Pain decreases when you are at rest and have your feet up Skin lesions Tingling or numbness in the toes Aching These symptoms may be mild or intense and they may be constant or come and go...

What Makes Psoriatic Arthritis Different?
... The severity of your psoriasis does not correlate with the development of psoriatic arthritis—patients with very few skin lesions can still have their joints affected...

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Soft Tissue Biopsy
...The foot and ankle surgeon may select one or more of the following non-surgical options: Freckles (macules) Benign pigmented, or colored, spots (moles or nevus) Fungal or bacterial infections Rashes (such as eczema or dermatitis) Lesions related to a disease affecting the entire body (such as diabetes) Nodular conditions (such as a ganglion cyst, lipoma, or fibroma) Toenail conditions (onychomycosis, psoriasis) Wart-like growths on the skin (benign keratoses) Premalignant conditions (actinic and seborrheic keratoses)     What Does the Biopsy Involve...

Soft Tissue Biopsy
...The foot and ankle surgeon may select one or more of the following non-surgical options: Freckles (macules) Benign pigmented, or colored, spots (moles or nevus) Fungal or bacterial infections Rashes (such as eczema or dermatitis) Lesions related to a disease affecting the entire body (such as diabetes) Nodular conditions (such as a ganglion cyst, lipoma, or fibroma) Toenail conditions (onychomycosis, psoriasis) Wart-like growths on the skin (benign keratoses) Premalignant conditions (actinic and seborrheic keratoses)     What Does the Biopsy Involve...

Talar Dome Lesion
...   Talar dome lesions are usually caused by an injury, such as an ankle sprain...

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