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Viral Skin Diseases

Picture of Verruca Vulgaris

Picture of Verruca Vulgaris

Verruca vulgaris are nongenital warts caused by human papillomavirus infection. Also known as common warts, they frequently affect children and teenagers. Verruca vulgaris can occur anywhere on the body, but they commonly appear on the hands. These warts have a rough appearance. They may be skin-colored or grayish-brown in color.

Image Source: Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology Samuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal Copyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Treatment of Nongenital Cutaneous Warts." American Family Physician.