digitate wart

ver·ru·ca dig·i·ta·ta

a wart in which the papillae project like fingers; they occur in groups, often on the scalp.
Synonym(s): digitate wart

digitate wart

a fingerlike horny projection that arises from a pea-shaped base. It is a benign viral infection of the skin and the adjacent mucous membrane. It may disappear spontaneously as an immune response develops in the host, or it may require treatment, such as by electrodesiccation and curettage. Also called filiform wart.
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Digitate wart

digitate wart

A nonspecific term for a verruca vulgaris with a digitated surface (a distinction of uncertain clinical utility), which is more common on the scalp.