Warts are caused by some types of the human papilloma virus (HPV) and are benign lesions of the skin.
Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-06T11:22:55+02:00What is the clinical picture of warts?Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-06T11:22:55+02:00
They develop when the virus penetrates the skin, usually through a micro injury. he virus causes a rapid proliferation of the cells in the outer layer of the skin. Usually warts have the color of skin but they also can be darker, rough or smooth.
Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-06T11:21:43+02:00How do they spread?Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-06T11:21:43+02:00
The viruses causing common warts spread through direct contact from a child to another. Even indirectly through contact with personal items or in public places such as public baths, pools etc. As soon as the virus contaminates the skin it requires some time (incubation time) even months before the lesions become clinically visible. The virus [...]
Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-06T11:15:27+02:00What is the treatment of warts?Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-06T11:15:27+02:00
Treatment of warts in children is usually administered with CO2 laser and cryotherapy. Relapses appear often and it can a long time until they are completely gone