Warts (non-genital) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX) Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Human papillomaviruses (HPV): warts due to a diverse group of non-enveloped, double-stranded DNA tumor viruses. At least 130 genotypes have been identified. HPV typing not recommended routinely. See genital wart module for specifics on these lesions.
    • HPV 1: palmar and plantar warts (Verruca plantaris)
    • HPV 2,4: common warts (Verruca vulgaris)
    • HPV 3,10: flat or plannar warts (Verruca plana)
    • HPV 3,5,8: Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV)
    • HPV 5: squamous cell carcinoma in EV
    • HPV 16: digital squamous cell carcinoma

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Last updated: July 3, 2016