ERIC WEINSTEIN, DPM

Kyle Kinmon, DPM

817 Coral Ridge Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33071
(954) 796-1800
(954) 796-1801 fax

Certified Foot and Ankle 
2300 N. Commerce Pkwy
Suite 321
Weston, FL 33326
(954) 349-7796
(954) 217-3538 fax



     

   
Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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Skin lesions refer to any variation in skin color or texture anywhere on the body. Some skin lesions are present at birth, such as moles, freckles, or birthmarks. Others are acquired over time, such as acne, warts, allergies, sunburn, or abrasions. Most skin lesions are harmless. However, it is important to keep an eye on them because they can change over time, which may be indicative of a serious problem. For example, one pigmented lesion that can occur on the foot and lower extremity is malignant melanoma.

A condition called actinic keratosis is another cancer-causing lesion that can occur on the feet. It is most commonly found in sun-exposed areas, such as the top of the foot. Treatment consists of freezing the lesions with liquid nitrogen or sharp excision.

Kaposi's Sarcoma is another cancerous lesion that may appear on the soles of the feet of people with HIV infection or AIDS. Kaposi's Sarcoma lesions are irregular in shape and have a purplish, reddish, or bluish-black appearance. They tend to spread and form large plaques or become nodular. The nodular lesions have a firm, rubbery appearance.


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Dr. Kyle Kinmon, Podiatrist   Coral Springs and Weston, Florida  serving The Fort Lauderdale area as well as Broward, Miami Dade, and Palm Beach Counties.    954 796-1800