Verrucous hyperplasia: A common and problematic finding in the high-risk diabetic foot

Mark Anthony Rosales, Billy R. Martin, David G. Armstrong, Brent P. Nixon, H. Ryan Hall

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Abstract

Although verrucous hyperplasia may be common in high-risk insensitive feet, the literature contains little discussion on this topic. Treatment of verrucous hyperplasia is aimed primarily at reducing the causative forces. In cases that result from edema, external compression has proved to be adequate. If verrucous hyperplasia on the foot results from frictional forces, then shoe modifications with proper fit, accommodative liners, or fillers in the case of amputation are necessary. In recalcitrant cases, excision of the affected tissue with local soft-tissue or graft coverage has been successful. We describe a 56-year-old man with verrucous hyperplasia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)348-350
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
Volume96
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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