EV has an unusual susceptibility to cutaneous beta HPV infection, which causes development of pityriasis versicolor-like lesions and flat warts
The cutaneous lesions are mainly flat warts
, reddish-brown scaly macules resembling tinea versicolor or pityriasis rosea.
These include: common warts (verruca vulgaris) flat warts
(verruca plana) filiform or digitate warts genital warts (venereal warts condyloma acuminatum verruca acuminata) mosaic warts plantar warts periungual warts plantar warts (verruca plantaris).
However it was reported that antimony preparation does work well in bovine cutaneous warts where the lesions are small, nodular and cauliflower like and it has least or poor efficacy on treating large fibropapillomas bearing wide base and big sized flat warts
However, flat warts
are not commonly found on the face of ancient Egyptian mummies.
Topical retinoic acid has been applied to flat warts
on the face for up to 8 weeks of daily treatment but can cause local skin irritation, she said.
This virus can cause a full spectrum of problems, including common warts, flat warts
, squamous cell skin cancer, and cervical cancer.
When in doubt, biopsy to differentiate from lichen planus, molluscum contagiosum, flat warts
, granuloma annulare, and lichen spinulosus.
are small, bare-topped, barely elevated papules that are wider than they are tall.
Lynch recommended biopsy to make certain the cause is HPV infection and to rule out malignancy, especially in flat warts
, which are the most likely to show dysplasia.
The differential diagnosis includes condyloma lata, the flat warts
of secondary syphilis, but these are much less common.
are usually skin coloured growths on wrists or backs of hands and are often itchy.