Skinmed 2003 Jan-Feb;2(1):34-40
The Department of Dermatology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue TB36, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA.
Various means of skin injury in athletes are examined, supplementing those discussed in Cutaneous Manifestations of Disease Part 1 (November/ December). Skin injury due to mechanical means such as corns, calluses, talon noir (calcaneal petechiae), tennis toe, joggers nipples, and piezogenic pedal papules will be discussed followed by a thorough discussion of environmental means of skin injury. There are a variety of ways that the environment may affect athletes both during competition and years after the competition is finished. Read More