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5 Reasons to Call the Foot Doctor
...Dry, itchy, flaking skin or a rash or cracks in the skin of the foot can signal a number of different foot disorders including psoriasis, dermatitis or athlete’s foot...

What Makes Psoriatic Arthritis Different?
...August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and here at New England Foot & Ankle Specialists we want to give your patients the facts about how this disease can affect your joints...

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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...

Thick Toenails
... Thick toenails can also be seen in individuals with nail fungus (onychomycosis), psoriasis, and hypothyroidism...

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