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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.

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.
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But some recommend an all-out attack much earlier, before HPV-infected women show symptoms other than the microscopic flat warts.
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