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Vol. 25 - Num. 100

Clinical Reviews

Infant with nodules on heels

Antonio del Valle de Toroa

aPediatra. CS Maracena. Granada. España.

Correspondence: A del Valle . E-mail: antonio.valle.toro.sspa@juntadeandalucia.es

Reference of this article: del Valle de Toro A. Infant with nodules on heels . Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2023;25:e127-e129. https://doi.org/10.60147/251ea399

Published in Internet: 19-12-2023 - Visits: 2444

Abstract

Precalcaneal congenital fibrolipomatous hamartoma is a benign and uncommon entity characterized by the appearance at birth or months later of nodules of adipose tissue, symmetrical and asymptomatic in the soles of the feet. It follows a favourable evolution, with a growth according to the age of the child. The diagnosis is clinical, although ultrasound may be helpful. Aggressive follow-up tests or treatment are rarely needed.

We present a clinical case of an infant who received such a diagnosis.

Keywords

Congenital Hamartoma Heel Precalcaneal congenital fibrolipomatous hamartoma

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