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verruca

 [vĕ-roo´kah] (L.)
1. wart.
2. one of the wartlike elevations on the endocardium in various types of endocarditis. adj., adj ver´rucose, verru´cous.
verruca pla´na a small, smooth, usually skin-colored or light brown, slightly raised wart sometimes occurring in great numbers; seen most often in children.
verruca planta´ris plantar wart.
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ver·ru·ca

, pl.

ver·ru·cae

(vĕ-rū'kă, -kē),
A flesh-colored growth characterized by circumscribed hypertrophy of the papillae of the corium, with thickening of the malpighian, granular, and keratin layers of the epidermis, caused by human Papillomavirus; also applied to epidermal verrucous tumors of nonviral etiology.
Synonym(s): verruga, wart
[L.]
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verruca

(və-ro͞o′kə)
n. pl. verru·cae (-kē)
1. Medicine A wart.
2. Biology A wartlike projection, as on the skin of certain amphibians or on the surface of certain pollen grains.
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verruca

1. Condyloma, see there.
2. Verruca vulgaris, see there.
3. Wart, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ver·ru·ca

, pl. verrucae (vĕr-ū'kă, -kē)
A flesh-colored growth characterized by circumscribed hypertrophy of the papillae of the corium, with thickening of the malpighian, granular, and keratin layers of the epidermis, caused by human papillomavirus; also applied to epidermal verrucous tumors of nonviral etiology.
Compare: verruga peruana
Synonym(s): verruga, wart.
[L.]
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verruca

(ver-roo'ka) plural.verrucae [L., wart] Wart.

verruca acuminata

A pointed, reddish, moist wart about the genitals and the anus. It develops near mucocutaneous junctures, forming pointed, tufted, or pedunculated pinkish or purplish projections of varying lengths and consistency. Venereal warts should be treated with topically applied podophyllum resin.
Synonym: condyloma; genital wart; venereal wart

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.

verruca filiformis

A small threadlike growth on the neck and eyelids covered with smooth and apparently normal epidermis.

verruca gyri hippocampi

One of the small wartlike protuberances on the convex surface of the gyrus hippocampi.

verruca plana

A flat or slightly raised wart.

verruca plantaris

Plantar wart.
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VERRUCA VULGARIS

verruca vulgaris

The common wart, usually found on the backs of the hands and fingers; however, it may occur on any area of the skin. See: illustration
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verruca

A WART on any part of the skin.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ver·ru·ca

, pl. verrucae (vĕr-ū'kă, -kē)
Flesh-colored growth characterized by circumscribed hypertrophy of papillae of corium, with thickening of malpighian, granular, and keratin epidermal layers, caused by human papillomavirus; also applied to epidermal verrucous tumors of nonviral etiology.
Synonym(s): wart.
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The final histopathological examination confirmed verruca vulgaris (Figure 4).
Verruca vulgaris of the skin is one of the most common clinical forms of HPV in humans and involves one or more small, round, puffy, and painless lesions.
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They are equally effective as both will kill the top layers of the wart or verruca.
Type of lesions were mainly verruca vulgaris (6/10) and verruca plana (4/10).
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Verruca vulgaris (VV) is a frequent skin disease caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection [1].
He had no verrucas in the tattoo on the left arm, but he had a few verruca vulgaris on his dorsum of the left hand.
(1) and would like to share my experience with regard to a patient develops severe exacerbation of verruca vulgaris under treatment with etanercept.
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From the enlargement, the small growth appears compatible with a flat wart or verruca plana," Gonzalez said.
These are either benign or reactive, for example, papilloma, verruca vulgaris, fibroepithelial polyp and verruciform xanthoma, which usually present with little diagnostic difficulty.