Cutaneous warts are a common presenting complaint in children and adolescents.Common, plantar, or flat warts are cutaneous manifestations of the human papillomavirus.Warts are estimated to occur in up to 10 percent of children and young adults. The range of greatest incidence is between 12 and 16 years of age.1 Warts occur with greater frequency in girls than in boys. The peak incidence is at 13 years of age in females and 14.5 years
of age in males.
Treatment of Warts
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- Salicylic acid helps to reduce the thickness of warts
- Carbon dioxide laser
- Local heat with ND:YAG Laser
- Podophyllin and podophyllotoxin used for Genital Warts