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Piezogenic pedal papules

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 12 July 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k2883
  1. Fei Han, dermatologist1,
  2. Bo Guo, dermatologist2
  1. 1Department of Dermatology, Suqian First Hospital, Suqian City, Jiangsu Province, China
  2. 2Department of Dermatology, Tongxiang Dermatology Hospital, Tongxiang City, Zhejiang Province, China
  1. Correspondence to F Han srhanfei{at}

A 25 year old man presented with a one week history of asymptomatic bumps on his heels. Examination revealed multiple, soft, painless, skin coloured papules on the heels (fig 1), which disappeared when …

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