A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

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Papules on skin and mucous membranes that result from infection of keratinocytes by different types of papillomavirus and classified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat (verrucae planae), and by the type of inciting papillomavirus, HPV 6 and 11 for condylomata acuminata, for example, and HPV 5 and 8 for epidermodysplasia verruciformis.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

…lassified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat (verrucae planae), and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Key Points

Key Points Verrucae (warts) are common yet benign cutaneous lesions caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) that can be challenging to treat. The therapeutic strategy involves destruction of lesions through a variety of techniques; selecting the best…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Inverted Follicular Keratosis, Tricholemmoma, and Desmoplastic Tricholemmoma?

…lastic tricholemmoma are merely different names for resolving verrucae vulgares that display minor differences morphologic, which account for differences in the names given to them. Warts are hyperplasias, not neoplasms. What features prompted Helwig…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Fully-developed verrucae vulgares and digitated solar keratoses are both examples of a hyperkeratotic, verrucous, epidermal proliferation, but telling differences exist between them. Solar keratoses are very superfiscal squamous-cell carcinomas of o…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Verruca vulgaris vs. Verrucous solar keratosis

…lassified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat (verrucae planae), and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…as tend to have more abundant pale-staining cytoplasm than do verrucae. Clinically, warts and keratoacanthomas both look different at different stages of their evolution and devolution. Fully-developed verrucae are digitate and keratotic, whereas ful…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Keratoacanthomatous verruca vulgaris vs. Verrucous keratoacanthoma

…lassified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat (verrucae planae), and…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Review of Atlas of Vulvar Pathology. 3rd ed. by EJ Wilkinson, IK Stone

…(4) Papules; (5) Plaques; (6) Tumors, benign; (7) Ulcers; (8) Verrucae; (9) Vesicles/bullae; (10) Pediatrics; (11) Trauma; (12) Tumors, malignant; and (13) Vulvodynia and vestibulodynia. The logic of this classification is certainly questionable, as…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis vs. Plane wart

…lassified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat (verrucae planae), and…