verruca vulgaris

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ver·ru·ca vul·ga·ris

a keratotic papilloma of the epidermis that occurs most frequently in young people as a result of localized infection by human papillomavirus, usually types 2 and 4; the lesions are of variable duration, eventually undergoing spontaneous regression, and are both exophytic and endophytic, with hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, hypergranulosis, koilocytosis, and papillomatosis.

verruca vulgaris

a common wart. See verruca.

verruca vulgaris

Wart Dermatology A benign skin tumor induced by HPV and histologically characterized by hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, acanthosis. See Human papillomavirus, Wart.

ver·ru·ca vul·ga·ris

(vĕr-ū'kă vŭl-gā'ris)
Keratotic papilloma of the epidermis that occurs most frequently in young people as a result of localized infection by human papillomavirus.
Synonym(s): common wart, infectious wart, verruca simplex, viral 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
See also: verruca

ver·ru·ca vul·ga·ris

(vĕr-ūkă vŭl-gāris)
An epidermal keratotic papilloma that occurs frequently in young people due to localized infection by human papillomavirus.