Plantar Wart

Plantar wart or verruca plantaris is a small growth on the plantar aspect of the foot that develops when it is infected by a virus. Plantar warts occurs with direct contact with human papilloma virus. Some clinical manifestations for plantar warts are thickened skin, pain upon palpation, tiny black dots or blood. Sometimes it clears up on its own, however the foot and ankle surgeon will examine the wart may use topical treatment, cryotherapy or surgical excision of the wart.


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