verruca vulgaris


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Related to verruca vulgaris: molluscum contagiosum, verruca plantaris

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

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.
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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.
Diagnosis of verruca vulgaris was confirmed by pathological investigation (Figure 2) and polymerase chain reaction analysis which revealed HPV-4 DNA.
Most common are genital types (HPV 6, 11, 16), cutaneous types (HPV 2, 57), in immunocompromised persons (HPV 7) and HPV 32 for heck's disease.1 HPV types 18, 16, 31, 33 and 45 are thought to confer a high rate of malignant trans-formation.2,3 Oral verruca vulgaris (OVV) is a viral papilloma, and are common on the skin than in the oral cavity.
All the children had a chronic skin condition; the most common dermatologic diagnoses were acne vulgaris (19.8%), atopic dermatitis (16.5%), nevus (8.9%), alopecia areata (8.0%), and verruca vulgaris (7.6%).
It is interesting that in 12 cases, papillary lesions (papilloma, verruca vulgaris) were considered in the differential.
Is application of duct tape as effective as liquid nitrogen cryotherapy for the elimination of common warts (verruca vulgaris) in adult females?
Simulated x-ray treatment led to full or partial remission of warts in children with verruca vulgaris, a limited study has shown.
Medically called verruca vulgaris, warts are caused by papillomaviruses.
A: There are 2 types of warts that I commonly see: molluscum contagiosum and verruca vulgaris (common warts).
The most common manifestations of oral HPV infection are the various types of benign warts, which include the squamous papilloma (SP), verruca vulgaris (VV), condyloma acuminatum (CA) and a distinct entity known as focal epithelial hyperplasia (FEH).