Prayer nodules

ur Rehman, Habib; Asfour, Nabil A.
January 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE19
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents the case study of a 59 year old man who had bilateral lichenified, crusted and hemorrhagic nodules over the dorsum and lateral malleoli of the feet. This condition is called Prayer nodules. It is stated that the patient was a Buddhist monk and spent extended periods of time in cross legged sitting position for meditation. It informs that Prayer nodules can occur in response to prolonged and repetitive trauma to skin.


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