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Resembling a wart; denoting wartlike elevations.
Synonym(s): verrucous
[L. verrucosus]


/ver·ru·cous/ (vĕ-roo´kus) rough; warty.

verrucose, verrucous

the presence of warts. See verruca.


Denotes anything having a wartlike appearance.
See also: verruca
[L. verruca, wart, + -ous adj. suffix]

verrucous (vəroo´kəs),

adj 1. covered with warty lesions.
2. resembling a wart.

verrucose, verrucous

rough, warty.

verrucose dermatitis
a proliferative inflammatory lesion on the back of the pastern from the bulb of the heel to fetlock of cattle. Caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum. Occurs in muddy overcrowded conditions. See also strawberry footrot.
verrucose pododermatitis
verrucose dermatitis extending onto the bulbs of the heel.
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Bony invasion of verrucous carcinoma is a rare occurrence.
The dolphin had severe lobomycosis-like disease with a large number of white, gray, and pink proliferating, congregating lesions, some bleeding, with keloidal and verrucous characteristics that formed rosettes on the beak, back, flanks, dorsal fin, tailstock, and tail (Figure 2).
lesions (26) Verrucous May be associated with automanipulation.
We report the case of a 52-year-old man who presented with a 2 x 2-cm verrucous white patch on his buccal mucosa.
Penile cancer is predominantly of squamous cell histology (95%) with several subtypes, including verrucous carcinoma, basaloid carcinoma, warty carcinoma (verruciform), and neuroendocrine carcinoma.
Verrucous cysts were originally described in 1991 by Meyer et al (1) as epidermal cysts with morphologic findings consistent with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the squamous lining.
Such small nodules may coalesce to form large verrucous lesions (Fig.
Dermatologic aspects of the lesion included an erythematous-infiltrated, hypertrophic plaque with a verrucous surface [approximately equal to] 4 cm long in the distal third of the medial aspect of the right thigh (Figure).
In addition, verrucous or seborrheic keratosis-like lesions are commonly seen.
His first success with videoendoscopic documentation was achieved in April of 1977, when he used it to illustrate a case of verrucous carcinoma of the larynx.
A 62-year-old male presented with a large verrucous "grape-like" lesion on the glans penis lasting 11 years.
It is characterized by the appearance of slowly developing (months, years, or decades), keloid-like, ulcerated, or verrucous nodular or plaque-like cutaneous lesions (1,2), usually at a site of local trauma such as from a cut, insect bite, animal bite, or ray sting (1-3).