Australas J Dermatol 2008 Aug;49(3):148-51
Cátedra de Dermatología, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile.
We describe a series of six patients with superficial cutaneous haemorrhages of the feet, including a classical case of black heel (talon noir) and other similar cases with diverse clinical presentations that do not match the typical description of that process. The main differences lay in production mechanism, morphology and location. The causes of these 'atypical' lesions were: burns with hot sand, friction against the rough edge of a swimming pool, wearing new shoes, jogging, or pricking a blister with a needle. Read More