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CALLOSITY or Callositas





Category: Diseases of The Skin

This is circumscribed yellowish-white,
thickened and horny patches of one of the layers of the cuticle
(epidermis).

Causes--They come as the result of the occupation or pressure, and
sometimes without any seeming cause.

Symptoms. They occur mostly on the hands and feet and are usually
sensitive.

PHYSICIANS' TREATMENT, for Callosity or Callositas. Remove the cause of
the horny masses. The latter is done by soaking them with prolonged hot
water baths and scraping off the mass afterwards. This should be continued
and done frequently.

Salicylic Acid 30 grains
Collodion 4 ounce

Mix and apply with a camel's hair pencil.





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