verruca

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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

verruca

[və′rü·kə]
(biology)
A wartlike elevation on the surface of a plant or animal.
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The HPV2/27/57 multiplex RT-PCR was evaluated on a collection of fresh-frozen tissue specimens of condylomata acuminata and verrucae vulgares, obtained from children in a routine clinical laboratory setting.
Mature larva's body was covered by verrucae with white setae, T2, T3, and A1 verrucae with some black setae.
Duct tape, which can be bought from your local DIY store, can also be used to treat verrucae.
The range includes nail scissors and clippers, moisturising creams, insoles, and treatments for athlete's foot, verrucae and fungal nail infections ( to name but a few.
For example: Verrucae patients, ingrown toenail patients, simple nail cuts, biomechanical patients, diabetic patients.
Unfortunately the truth is that warts and verrucae are very common in children and teenagers.
Seek professional care from your local podiatrist if you have any problems with your feet including the following: athlete's foot, bunions, corns and callus, chilblains, heel pain, ingrown toenails and verrucae. Also seek professional care if you have diabetes.
He has experienced great success in the treatment of warts and verrucae, through concentrating his efforts on the body's natural healing abilities, and using hypnotic suggestion to intensify these processes.
Despite being careful to go through the foot wash prior to the pool, they've all managed to get verrucae. What should I do?
The group wants to use Henderson's Ionic Contra Viral Therapy P1723 to develop skin patch products to treat conditions such as non-genital warts and verrucae.
Verrucae can also be frozen with liquid nitrogen - either at the surgery, or with a home treatment kit known as Wartner.
According to recent systematic reviews of research in health care, there is a lack of high quality evidence for the efficacy of almost all verrucae treatments (Kwok et al, 2012) (1).