verruca plana

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verruca

 [vĕ-roo´kah] (L.)
1. wart.
2. one of the wartlike elevations on the endocardium in various types of endocarditis. adj., adj ver´rucose, verru´cous.
verruca pla´na a small, smooth, usually skin-colored or light brown, slightly raised wart sometimes occurring in great numbers; seen most often in children.
verruca planta´ris plantar wart.

ver·ru·ca pla·na

a smooth, flat, flesh-colored wart of small size, occurring in groups, seen especially on the face of the young; often associated with common warts of the hands, due to human papilloma virus, commonly, types 3 and 10.

verruca plana

a small, slightly elevated, smooth, tan or flesh-colored wart, sometimes occurring in large numbers on the face, neck, back of the hands, wrists, and knees, especially in children. Also called flat wart.

ver·ru·ca pla·na

(vĕr-ū'kă plā'nă)
A smooth small, flat, flesh-colored wart, occurring in groups, seen especially on the face of the young; often associated with common warts of the hands, due to human papilloma virus, commonly, types 3 and 10.
Synonym(s): flat wart.

verruca

pl. verrucae [L.]
1. a wart. See also papilloma, fibropapilloma.
2. one of the wart-like elevations on the endocardium in various types of endocarditis.

verruca plana
flat warts.
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Clinically patients present with various types of lesions including plane warts pityriasis versicolor-like lesions and reddish verrucous plaques.
1112 Clinical presentation is in the form of combination of plane warts pityriasis versicolor-like lesions and reddish plaques.
HPVs are associated with numerous skin manifestations, including common warts (verruca vulgaris), plantar warts, plane warts (verruca plana), anogenital warts, and those associated with epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) (3).
CW cases with common warts, PW-cases with plane warts, AGW-- cases with warts in the anogenital area.
The prevalence ratio between common and plane warts was 59.
It is characterized by multiple flat-topped skin colored or fleshy, dull red to brown colour keratotic lesions resembling plane warts mainly observed on the dorsum of hands and feet.
On examination, there were numerous plane warts present on his beard area (Fig.
Plane warts present as smooth, flat, or slightly elevated and are skin-colored or grayish-yellow but may be pigmented.
In conclusion, when dealing with patients with multiple plane warts, especially in aesthetically sensitive areas recalcitrant to standard therapy, systemic isotretionin should be considered.