Verrucae. A Clinical Study

Original article


A. Majid, A.J. Kanwar, Ghulam Mohyudin, E.A. Mangoush, M.S. Belhaj , G. Singh

Department of Dermatology. Faculty of Medicine, University of Garyounis, Benghazi, S.P.L.A.J.

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol 5, No.2. July 1982:21-24


Warts constituted about 1 percent of all dermatological disorders in the present study. Both sexes were affected almost equally and nearly half of the patients were in the age group 10-20 years. Verruca vulgaris was the most common clinical type observed, being seen in more than two-thirds of the patients. Dorsa of the hands and fingers were the sites most commonly affected by warts. The various modes of treatment of warts are discussed.

Keywords: Verrucae Wart Verruca vulgaris