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Verruca vulgaris of the tongue: a case report with a literature review.
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PMID:  25172971     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Verruca vulgaris (common warts) is a benign lesion of skin and mucous membranes caused by human papillomovirus (HPV). The lesions are typically self-limited but may vary in size and number. The occurrence on the tongue is extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, only one verruca vulgaris existing in the tongue had been reported in the literature. Case presentation: A rare case of verruca vulgaris of the tongue occurring in a 36-year-old Caucasian male is presented with a discussion on ethiopathogenesis and the treatment methods. Verruca vulgaris must be remembered in the differential diagnosis of tongue lesions and surgical treatment may provide satisfactory outcomes.
Authors:
Ahmet Ural; Selçuk Arslan; Safak Ersoz; Betul Deger Kulaksiz
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bosnian journal of basic medical sciences / Udruzenje basicnih mediciniskih znanosti = Association of Basic Medical Sciences     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1840-4812     ISO Abbreviation:  Bosn J Basic Med Sci     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-8-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101200947     Medline TA:  Bosn J Basic Med Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  136-138     Citation Subset:  -    
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