plantar wart

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plantar wart

A wart that has been forced by pressure into the sole of the foot.
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Noun1.plantar wart - a wart occurring on the sole of the foot; "pressure causes plantar warts to develop a painful callus around the soft center"
verruca, wart - (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus
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Hence, the correct diagnosis is "plantar fasciitis." ("Plantar" refers to the sole of the foot, a point to be noted with reference to another problem that may cause pain when walking--plantar wart, a term often corrupted by the laity to "planter's wart.") Fascia is a form of fibrous, fatty tissue that connects or surrounds muscle tissue and various organs throughout the body (thus called "connective tissue," more familiar to us as one form of "gristle" found in meat).
These dangers include an array of stubborn skin fungi and bacterial infections such as Planter's warts, Athlete's Foot and herpes, as well as life-threatening blood borne diseases such as Hepatitis C, and even HIV.