Warts or verrucae are among the most common infectious skin diseases in children with an incidence of about 10%. The true incidence is probably much higher, as often warts are not clinically identified and in other instances, they heal spontaneously before intervention is sought. Probably every human has at least one wart during the first two decades of life. Warts induce a partial immunity which provides moderate protection against future reinfections.


Salicylic Acid Human Papilloma Virus Lichen Planus Tinea Pedis Human Papilloma Virus 
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