verruca digitata


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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

verruca digitata

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

verruca digitata

A form of verruca seen on the face and scalp, possibly serving as a starting point of cutaneous horns. Several filiform projections with horny caps are formed, closely grouped on a comparatively narrow base that in turn may be separated from the skin surface by a slightly contracted neck.
See also: verruca
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