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What is Callus?

What is Callus?

  • Callus: Thickening of skin on hands or feet.
  • Callus: an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Callus: Introduction

Types of Callus:

Broader types of Callus:

How many people get Callus?

Prevalance of Callus: 25 per 1000 - NHIS95 (trouble with corns or calluses)
Prevalance Rate of Callus: approx 1 in 40 or 2.50% or 6.8 million people in USA [about data]

What causes Callus?

Causes of Callus: see causes of Callus
Risk factors for Callus: see risk factors for Callus

What are the symptoms of Callus?

Symptoms of Callus: see symptoms of Callus

Callus: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Callus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Callus: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Callus.
Treatments for Callus: see treatments for Callus
Alternative treatments for Callus: see alternative treatments for Callus

Society issues for Callus


Hospitalization statistics for Callus: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Callus:

  • 0.003% (436) of hospital consultant episodes were for corns and callosities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for corns and callosities required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 33% of hospital consultant episodes for corns and callosities were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for corns and callosities were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospital consultant episodes for corns and callosities required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for corns and callosities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for corns and callosities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Callus:

Organs and body systems related to Callus include:

Name and Aliases of Callus

Main name of condition: Callus

Other names or spellings for Callus:

Corn

Callosity
Source - WordNet 2.1

Callus: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Callus:

 

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