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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Several treatments are sometimes needed for larger warts, but generally, it is a fast way of treating troublesome verrucae.
Therapeutic options for verrucae * Type Examples Destructive Cantharone Cryosurgery Electrosurgery Laser (vaporization or pulse dye) Trichloroacetic acid Immune-modulating Intralesional bleomycin Intralesional injections (Candida, Trichophyton, or mumps antigen) (5) Intralesional interferon Cidofovir (6) Imiquimod cream 5% (7) Retinoids (systemic or topical) Vaccines (investigational) * Options described in references 3 and 4, except as noted.
Verrucae can also be frozen with liquid nitrogen - either at the surgery, or with a home treatment kit known as Wartner.
They are ll d d h i d usually round and have a raised surface, while verrucae are flat.
WARTS and verrucae can affect skin surrounding or underneath the nails and can be very painful.
They are usually round and have a raised surface, while verrucae are flat.
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, warts caused by a virus that, due to pressure on feet, buries itself deep in the skin, pressing on the deeper structures, causing pain.
This potential licence would be for a topical patch formulation for the treatment of all non-genital warts, including plantar warts or verrucae, and seb-orrhoeic keratoses in humans' a wart-like skin condition common in the elderly.
However, there are a number of infections that are common, for example, verrucae and athletes foot - a virus and a fungi respectively - which thrive in a warm damp environment and therefore can be spread fairly easily.