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.
Out of 200 cases, distribution of common warts were the common type with 106 cases (53%) followed by plantar warts 23 (11.5%), flat warts 22 (11%), genital warts 20 (10%), periungual warts 11 (5.5%), palmar warts 9 (4.5%), filiform warts 5 (2.5%), digitate warts (2%).
Common warts were the most common type followed by plantar warts, flat warts, genital warts, periungual warts, palmar warts, filiform warts, digitate warts.
The efficacy of antimony preparation (Antimony thiomalate) in the present study revealed 100% recovery status in seven clinical cases of teat papillomatosis bearing typical filiform warts with rough surface texture (in 4 animals),small pedunculated warts (in 2 animals) and sessile type warts (in 1 animal) and no effect on typical flat wide base teat papilloma and large frond type warts as recorded in three animals.
And not all lesions need biopsy: Filiform warts, common warts, and small nodular warts are unlikely to show high-risk HPV or dysplasia.
For example, filiform warts, common warts, and small nodular warts are unlikely to show high-risk HPV or dysplasia.
* Filiform warts (condyloma acuminata) are taller than they are wide.
(1.) Goodheart HP surgical pearl- a rapid technique for destroying small skin tags and filiform warts dermatol online j 2003; 9:34,