Friction blister

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Friction blister
Friction Blisters On Human Foot.jpg
Friction blisters on feet
Classification and external resources

Friction blisters are a skin condition that may occur at sites of combined pressure and friction (such as the hands or feet), and may be enhanced by heat, moisture, or cotton socks.[1] Friction blisters are characterized by vesicles or bullae.[2]:43[3]

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  1. ^ Herring KM, Richie DH (1990). "Friction blisters and sock fiber composition. A double-blind study". J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 80 (2): 63–71. doi:10.7547/87507315-80-2-63. PMID 2304016. 
  2. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  3. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 468–9. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.