filiform wart

ver·ru·ca fi·li·for·mis

a wart composed of a single or many greatly elongated papillae; appears more commonly on the face and neck.
Synonym(s): filiform wart

filiform wart

A nonspecific term for a verruca vulgaris with a filiform surface, a distinction of uncertain clinical utility, which is more common on the face and neck.
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One type, the filiform wart (a small, long, narrow growth around the face or in the armpits), is more common in older people, particularly those who are overweight.
There are various kinds of warts that include Common, Flat, Plantar & Filiform warts.
And not all lesions need biopsy: Filiform warts, common warts, and small nodular warts are unlikely to show high-risk HPV or dysplasia.