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October 14, 2019

A frequent cause of concern for podiatrists (and sometimes their patients) are brown marks under the toenail. Melanoma or Haematoma? Sometimes it’s reassuring to get some help with these sorts of cases.

One of the great things about the internet is the range of free vid...

October 9, 2019

This week, I was just putting to together next year’s diary for myself and the website diary, reflecting on what 2020 holds in terms of educational events in Dermatology. Looking at the upcoming meetings, next year certainly has an increasing number of foot dermatology...

October 9, 2019

How often do we see patients in clinic who have a history of leg cellulitis? Do we always realise how important a role we have as podiatrists? What advice should we give to help reduce its recurrence? This article briefly looks at a recent survey of patients highlighti...

September 18, 2019

Winchester Guildhall 

Here's advanced notice of a rare opportunity to see some of the world key opinions leaders in dermoscopy converge in the UK for an international meeting. Dr Stephen Hayes, a great educator in dermoscopy, who you may recall has a fantastic dermoscop...

September 8, 2019

Recently, I was just grabbing a quick coffee during my lunch hour at the  reception desk. Unfortunately, I neglected to put the closed sign up on the door and a person walked in. He proceeded to remove his shoes and socks and ask for advice on his foot problem. I sugge...

September 8, 2019

Autumn is coming and this is the time to trek through the great British countryside but spare a thought for an increasingly common problem I encountered in the clinic just a few weeks ago. A patient hurriedly came into clinic apologising for being 5 minutes late. He me...

August 27, 2019

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a rare, inherited blistering skin disorder with many sub-types. The condition results in skin fragility and, depending on the type, can result in minor to severe blistering of the skin and mucous membranes along with scarring of the skin a...

August 6, 2019

Counting the moles on a patients legs can be helpful in assessing the risk for skin cancer.

August 6, 2019

Hypochlorous solution has many clinical uses in podiatry. This blog post looks at a few including superficial fungal and bacterial infections.

July 17, 2019

PPK is a common hyperkeratotic condition affecting the soles and palms. Spiny keratoderma is a less common variant characterised by spiny keratin filaments.

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