Callus: Definition, Formation & Treatment


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Which area of your body is prone to calluses?

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1. A callus will gradually go away on its own if the source of pressure or friction is ____.

2. Which of the following is a common cause of calluses?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz and worksheet will help you assess how well you understand calluses, what causes them, and a treatment available to remove them. You will complete the quiz by choosing the correct answer to each question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz and worksheet, you can analyze your understanding of:

  • Where calluses typically form
  • A common cause of calluses
  • When and how calluses can be treated

Skills Practiced

With these, assessments, you can exercise these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on calluses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when calluses should be treated
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about possible treatments for calluses

Additional Learning

More information about the formation and treatment of calluses is available in the corresponding entitled, Callus: Definition, Formation & Treatment. By reading this lesson, you will gain a better understanding of:

  • Exactly what a callus is
  • How calluses form
  • Treatment options available to remove calluses