Le verruche

Translated title of the contribution: Warts

Giulia Paloni, Irene Berti

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Abstract

Warts are benign intraepidermal lesions caused by human papillomavirus infection that commonly affects children and adolescents. The 4 most frequent types of cutaneous warts are common warts, plantar warts, flat warts, and genital warts. Although they rarely pose a serious health problem, warts can result in physical impairment and psychosocial discomfort, but as cutaneous warts resolve spontaneously and available treatments often fail, family physicians and patients may consider not invasive therapy or a wait-and-see strategy.

Translated title of the contributionWarts
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)520-522
Number of pages3
JournalMedico e Bambino
Volume34
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Paloni, G., & Berti, I. (2015). Le verruche. Medico e Bambino, 34(8), 520-522.