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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We conducted the present study to find if auto-immunotherapy is effective in the treatment of viral warts, and whether it is effective in preventing recurrence.
HIV infection may be responsible for this because over half of the viral warts in this study were found in HIV-infected children.
An assessment of methods of treating viral warts by comparative treatment trials based on standard design.
Previous small studies have suggested that duct tape is at least as effective as cryotherapy for the treatment of common viral warts.
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis: An autosomal recessive disease characterized by viral warts and skin cancer.
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.
The unusual confluence of viral infections (molluscum contagiosum, viral warts, eczema herpeticum, cytomegalovirus infection, and chronic herpes simplex virus infection) directs the clinician to focus on a genodermatosis as the cause of these diseases.
Viral exanthemas accounted for 6% of the patients, followed by fungal infections 5% of the patients and bacterial infections 4% of the patients, whereas viral warts and parasitic diseases accounted for 4% of the examined cases.
The treatment of recalcitrant viral warts with high dose cryosurgery under local anaesthesia.