Warts: benign or malignant?

A. F. Echt, R. M. Hurwitz, T. E. Davis

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The number of identifiable types of human papillomavirus (HPV), based on deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequence, has steadily increased in recent years. Although at one time verruca vulgaris was considered a benign reactive proliferation, current evidence submits that this is not the case; some types of HPV are malignant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)476-479
Number of pages4
JournalIndiana medicine : the journal of the Indiana State Medical Association
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1991

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