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verruca

1. Pathol a wart, esp one growing on the hand or foot
2. Biology a wartlike outgrowth, as in certain plants or on the skin of some animals
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verruca

[və′rü·kə]
(biology)
A wartlike elevation on the surface of a plant or animal.
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Although SCC can arise de novo and contain verrucoid features, confidence regarding the diagnosis of verruca vulgaris is gained from the initial biopsy at the lesion edge which strongly appeared as a verruca vulgaris and stained positively for an HPV capsid protein.
Histopathological examination of the lesion revealed papillary structures presenting with hyperkeratosis, hypergranulosis, elongated retes showing a tendency to converge towards the center on a large and flat ground, and koilocytes in the spinous layer and the lesion was determined to be consistent with verruca vulgaris (Figure 2).
The only exception was Verruca stroemia, where the RDS-5 is not exceptionally longer than the other RDS.
where bare loose and potential pick up The main idea of all treatments is to wear off the top surface of the wart or verruca quicker than it can grow from the bottom.
The odd thing is, I have never considered I don't think this is the look for me my feet to be fabulous, particularly if adorned with a verruca. They are functional and are mainly for walking and standing upright whilst leaning on a bar.
This included patients with multiple verruca vulgaris (more than 5 lesions), recurrent palmoplantar warts, verruca plana mainly on face or other exposed part of body, subungual warts and genital warts.
It all started because they said I had a verruca. These doctors have ruined my life."
His family claim investigations later revealed the original problem was not a verruca at all, but was caused by a bone left sticking out after Douglas broke his foot during the war.
There were a few times when their quick-paced dialogue made it difficult to hear everything they said but the chemistry between the two actors (JP McCue as Flatula and Mike Royce as Verruca) was fantastic.