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Is there a difference between a corn and a callus?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not much
The terms "corn" and "callus" can be used interchangeably, but podiatrists use "callus" to describe a buildup of skin on the bottom of the foot or heel, and "corn" to describe a callus that forms on a toe.

In brief: Not much
The terms "corn" and "callus" can be used interchangeably, but podiatrists use "callus" to describe a buildup of skin on the bottom of the foot or heel, and "corn" to describe a callus that forms on a toe.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Similar conditions
Locations may vary.

In brief: Similar conditions
Locations may vary.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes there can be
Corn is a hard localized and more defined skin lesion, callus is more diffuse under a bony prominence.

In brief: Yes there can be
Corn is a hard localized and more defined skin lesion, callus is more diffuse under a bony prominence.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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