Pediatric Annals

Case Challenges 

Painful Plantar Papules and Nodules in a Child

Brook E. Tlougan, MD; Joshua O. Podjasek, BS; Paul S. Dickman, MD; Ronald C. Hansen, MD

Abstract

Editor’s note: Each month, this department features a discussion of an unusual diagnosis in genetics, radiology, or dermatology. A description and images are presented, with the diagnosis and an explanation of how the diagnosis was determined following. As always, your comments are welcome.

A previously healthy 10-year-old girl presented with a 2-day history of extremely tender erythematous nodules on the soles of both feet. The day before symptom onset, she wore wet sneakers to school; she reportedly left them under the sprinklers overnight.

Abstract

Editor’s note: Each month, this department features a discussion of an unusual diagnosis in genetics, radiology, or dermatology. A description and images are presented, with the diagnosis and an explanation of how the diagnosis was determined following. As always, your comments are welcome.

A previously healthy 10-year-old girl presented with a 2-day history of extremely tender erythematous nodules on the soles of both feet. The day before symptom onset, she wore wet sneakers to school; she reportedly left them under the sprinklers overnight.

Editor’s note: Each month, this department features a discussion of an unusual diagnosis in genetics, radiology, or dermatology. A description and images are presented, with the diagnosis and an explanation of how the diagnosis was determined following. As always, your comments are welcome.

A previously healthy 10-year-old girl presented with a 2-day history of extremely tender erythematous nodules on the soles of both feet. The day before symptom onset, she wore wet sneakers to school; she reportedly left them under the sprinklers overnight.

10.3928/00904481-20080201-01

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