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Asymptomatic subcutaneous nodules on the feet of an infant
  1. Margaret Snyder1,
  2. Ryan Gillihan2,
  3. Jennifer Schoch2
  1. 1College of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
  2. 2Department of Dermatology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Jennifer Schoch, , Department of Dermatology, UF Health – Springhill, Gainesville FL 32606, USA; jschoch{at}

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A healthy 6-month-old girl was evaluated in dermatology clinic for ‘lumps on the bottom of her feet’. The lesions were present since birth, appeared asymptomatic and had been growing in proportion to the patient. Examination revealed bilateral, symmetric and soft subcutaneous nodules on the precalcaneal plantar surface of her feet (figure 1). The lesions were minimally mobile on manipulation …

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