Nongenital Warts Questions & Answers

Updated: Sep 25, 2020
  • Author: Philip D Shenefelt, MD, MS; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What are nongenital warts?

What is the pathophysiology of nongenital warts?

What causes nongenital warts?

What is the prevalence of nongenital warts worldwide?

What are the racial predilections of nongenital warts?

How does the prevalence of nongenital warts vary by sex?

In which age groups is nongenital warts most prevalent?

What is the prognosis of nongenital warts?

What is included patient education about nongenital warts?

Presentation

What is the progression of nongenital warts?

What are physical manifestations of common nongenital warts?

What are physical manifestations of Butcher's nongenital warts?

What are physical manifestations of filiform nongenital warts?

What are physical manifestations of deep palmoplantar nongenital warts (myrmecia)?

What are physical manifestations of flat (plane) nongenital warts?

What are physical manifestations of mosaic nongenital warts?

What are physical manifestations of focal epithelial hyperplasia (Heck disease)?

What are physical manifestations of cystic nongenital warts (plantar epidermoid cysts)?

DDX

What is verrucous carcinoma differentiated from nongenital warts?

What are the differential diagnoses for Nongenital Warts?

Workup

What is the role of lab studies in the workup of nongenital warts?

When is biopsy indicated in the evaluation of nongenital warts?

What are histologic features of flat nongenital warts?

What are histologic features of Butcher's nongenital warts?

What are histologic features of common nongenital warts?

What are histologic features of deep palmoplantar nongenital warts (myrmecia)?

What are histologic features of filiform nongenital warts?

What are histologic features of focal epithelial hyperplasia (Heck disease)?

What are histologic features of cystic nongenital warts?

Treatment

What are the treatment options for nongenital warts?

What is the efficacy of benign neglect for the treatment of nongenital warts?

What is the role of salicylic acid for treatment of nongenital warts?

Which prescription topical agents are used in the treatment of nongenital warts?

What is the role of intralesional injections in the treatment of nongenital warts?

What is the efficacy of photodynamic therapy in the treatment of nongenital warts?

What is the role of systemic agents in the treatment of nongenital warts?

Which alternative treatments have been used in the treatment of nongenital warts?

What is the role of cryosurgery in the treatment of nongenital warts?

What is the role of lasers in the treatment of nongenital warts?

What is the role of electrodesiccation/curettage in the treatment of nongenital warts?

Medications

What are goals of drug treatment for nongenital warts?

What guidelines have been published for the management of nongenital warts?

Which medications in the drug class Topical Skin Products are used in the treatment of Nongenital Warts?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoid-like Agents are used in the treatment of Nongenital Warts?

Which medications in the drug class Histamine H2 receptor antagonists are used in the treatment of Nongenital Warts?

Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastics, Antibiotic are used in the treatment of Nongenital Warts?

Which medications in the drug class Immunomodulators are used in the treatment of Nongenital Warts?

Which medications in the drug class Keratolytic agents are used in the treatment of Nongenital Warts?