Common wart

Common wart on hand, with close-up of wart

Common warts appear most often on the hands. But they may appear anywhere on the body. They are rough, grey-brown, dome-shaped growths. They may have a cauliflower-like appearance.

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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