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Black spots on heel

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

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  • characterised by tiny black pinpoint dots grouped together
  • may be located on the posterior edge of the heel
  • the cause may be sheer forces causing extravasation of blood. patients are often involved in sports e.g. football.
  • lesion may be confused with a verruca or occasionally a melanoma


  • none is indicated. The lesions will resolve as they are extruded and move through the epidermis

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