AJ Kanwar Department of Dermatology PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012 India
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ABSTRACT: Clinico-epidemiological features of 320 patients suffering from warts are reported. Males comprised 64.06 percent of patients and maximum number 202 (63.12 percent) were in the age group 11-30 years. The commonest type (59.38 percent) of warts were planter warts; the incidence of other types was verruca vulgaris (32.5 percent), condylomata acuminata (3.44 percent), verruca plana (3.12 percent), verruca filiformis (1.25 percent) and epidermodysplasia verruciformis (0.3 percent). A positive family history of warts was obtained in 34 (10.62 percent) cases. Treatment of various types of warts is also highlighted.