Filiform warts

Filiform warts on face, with close-up of wart near bottom lip

Filiform warts are usually found on the face. They often grow around the mouth, nose, and jaw area. The surface of this type of wart has many flesh-coloured, finger-like projections.

Current as of: October 31, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Patrice Burgess MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine

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