Cutaneous Warts Treatment Modalities

Cutaneous Warts

Authors

  • Mustafa Majid Hameed

Keywords:

Modalities, Treatment, Warts

Abstract

Abstract

Warts are common problem in the communities and caused by many types of human papilloma virus. There are many modalities of treatment in which none was shown to be perfect and only few were based on high-level clinical trials. Treatment should be individualized in practice depending on many factors like immunity status, age, number, and sites of the warts, with generally being less costly and with no pain. Treatments can be traditional, destructive, virucidal, antimitotic and immunomodulatory. Salicylic acid being most widely used due to effectiveness and convenience with little side effects. Remission and recurrence can seem unpredictable for warts treatments

Published

2020-09-27

Issue

Section

Dermatology