Media file 1: A common wart shows up as a pink circle toward the top of the hand.
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Media file 2: A plantar wart can be seen on this foot in a common position on the heel.
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Synonyms and Keywords
warts, common warts, verrucae vulgaris, plantar warts, verrucae plantaris, flat warts, verrucae plana, human papillomavirus, HPV, genital warts, wart removal
Authors and Editors
Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD
Previous contributing authors and editors:
Author: Marshall E Eidenberg, DO, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center.
Barry J Sheridan, DO, Chief, Department of Emergency Medical Services, Brooke Army Medical Center.
Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director,
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of
Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.
REFERENCE:Last Editorial Review: 9/7/2012
Shenefelt, Philip D. "Nongenital Warts." Medscape.com. June 23, 2011.
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