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

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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Dr Hebattalh Khedr, specialist dermatologist at Medcare Rashidya Medical Centre, explains that viral warts, especially on the fingers, are very common.
In 2007, according to a clinical trial, the use of topical zinc oxide versus salicylic acid-lactic acid combination in treatment of viral warts showed comparable results.7 The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of 20% zinc oxide ointment versus 15% salicylic acid-15% lactic acid combination in treatment of common viral warts.
Viral warts are common, benign lesions that are caused by different strains of human papilloma virus (HPV), and involve epithelium of the skin and mucus membrane.
Pulsed-dye laser treatment for recalcitrant viral warts: a retrospective case series of 227 patients.
An assessment of methods of treating viral warts by comparative treatment trials based on standard design.
Viral warts (60.7%) were the most common conditions and accounted for 56.7% of the warts seen in the whole study population.
Previous small studies have suggested that duct tape is at least as effective as cryotherapy for the treatment of common viral warts. However, in the most widely reported study, blinding was uncertain and follow-up incomplete.
TB, Walmley A VERRUCAS are in fact viral warts, but because they occur on the sole of the foot they tend to grow into the skin rather than out of it, due to pressure from walking.
I still see both types of viral warts, although less than before, Molluscum causes smooth bumps on the body with the beard and face being the most common site.
Among the viral infections, the commonest causes were viral warts, herpes simplex, and herpes zoster.
The treatment of recalcitrant viral warts with high dose cryosurgery under local anaesthesia.
Cimetidine therapy for multiple viral warts in children.