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Verruca VulgarisAka: Common Wart

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  1. See Also
    1. Verruca plana (Flat wart)
    2. Condyloma acuminata (Genital Wart)
    3. Verrucae plantaris (Plantar Wart)
    4. Molluscum Contagiosum
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Human Papilloma Virus types 1,2,4,7
    2. Most common in children and young adults
  3. Pathophysiology
    1. Transmission
      1. Skin-skin contact
      2. Contaminated surface
      3. Autoinocculation (e.g. scratching, shaving)
  4. Signs
    1. Characteristics
      1. Early
        1. Small: Pinhead-sized, pale erythematous Macules
        2. Larger: Irregularly surfaced domed lesions
      2. Later
        1. Larger rough papillary (carpet-like)
      3. Variants
        1. Digitate, pink to grey
        2. Brownish "verrucous" Papules
    2. Location
      1. Hands (firm Nodules)
      2. Periungual warts (nail edges)
      3. Digitate lesions on eyelids, nostrils, lips, oral
  5. Management
    1. See Wart Management

Common wart (C0043037)

Definition (MSH)Benign epidermal proliferations or tumors; some are viral in origin.
Definition (CSP)benign epidermal tumor caused by a papillomavirus or other agent.
Definition (NCI)A raised growth on the surface of the skin or other organ.
Definition (NCI)A papilloma virus related epithelial overgrowth. It can be located anywhere on the body though when it involves the perineal region it is generally referred to as condyloma acuminata.
ConceptsDisease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9078.1, 078.1, 078.10
MSHD014860
BasqueGARATXAK
DanishVorter
DutchWratten
EnglishCommon wart, Human papilloma virus infection of skin, Infectious wart, Infectious warts, Mosaic wart, VERRUCA, Verruca simplex, Verruca Vulgaris, Verruca vulgaris -RETIRED-, VERRUCAE, Verrucae - warts, VERRUCAE VULGARIS, Verrucas, Verrucous Lesion, Verrucous skin lesion, Viral wart, Viral warts, Viral warts due to human papillomavirus, Viral warts due to papilloma virus, WART, Warts, Warts - viral
FinnishSYYLAT
FrenchVerrues
GermanWarzen
Hebrewyabalot
Hungarianszemolcs
ItalianVerruche
NorwegianVORTER
PortugueseVerruga
Spanishlesion verrugosa de la piel, verruga, verruga comun, verruga simple, verruga vulgar, Verrugas, verrugas infecciosas, verrugas virales, verrugas virales por virus del papiloma
SwedishVARTOR
Parent ConceptsSkin Neoplasms (C0037286), virus related neoplasm/cancer (C0597656), OTHER DISEASES DUE TO VIRUSES AND CHLAMYDIAE (C0153111), Symptoms and Complaints Component (C0497525), Skin (C1123023), Tumor Virus Infections (C0041374), Skin Diseases, Viral (C0162628), Papillomavirus Infections (C0950124), Common wart (C0043037), Squamous Cell Neoplasms (C0206720), Benign epithelial neoplasm of skin (C0345981), Benign squamous cell tumor (C0474800), [X]Papovavirus infection, unspecified (C0030364), Skin lesion (C0037284), Mass of skin (C0281981), Human papilloma virus infection (C0343641), Reason not stated concept (C1276325), Proliferative mass (C1562176), Ambiguous concept (C1274012), Duplicate concept (C1274013)
SourcesAOD, COSTAR, CSP, CST, DXP, ICD9CM, ICPC, ICPCBAQ, ICPCDAN, ICPCDUT, ICPCFIN, ICPCFRE, ICPCGER, ICPCHEB, ICPCHUN, ICPCITA, ICPCNOR, ICPCPOR, ICPCSPA, ICPCSWE, LCH, MEDLINEPLUS, MSH, MTH, MTHICD9, NCI, NDFRT, SCTSPA, SNOMEDCT
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)



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