Black heel and palm

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Black heel and palm
Other names: Calcaneal petechiae, Chromidrose plantaire, Post-traumatic punctate intraepidermal hemorrhage, Tache noir,[1] and Talon noir
Talon noir

Black heel and palm is a skin condition characterized by a sudden shower of minute, black, punctate macules occurring most often on the posterior edge of the plantar surface of one or both heels.[2]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. James, William D.; Elston, Dirk; Treat, James R.; Rosenbach, Misha A.; Neuhaus, Isaac (2020). "3. Dermatoses resulting from physical factors". Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (13th ed.). Edinburgh: Elsevier. p. 39. ISBN 978-0-323-54753-6. Archived from the original on 2023-02-26. Retrieved 2023-02-26.