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Verruca vulgaris of the buccal mucosa: A case report


 Department of ENT, Santosh Medical College and Hospital, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Mohit Bhatia,
1, Bank Colony, Opposite Old Sessions Courts, Ambala - 134 003, Haryana
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Oral verruca vulgaris is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Verruca vulgaris most frequently occurs on the fingers, toes, soles, and dorsal surfaces of hands and is mostly asymptomatic. Varieties of verrucous and papillary lesions affect the skin as well as oral mucosa which may be either benign or reactive. Common wart is one of the most commonly observed skin growths and a lesion of childhood. Intraoral warts can occur at any age with equal incidence in both genders but are most commonly seen in the third to fifth decade. It is found commonly on the palate followed by lip, tongue, buccal mucosa, and rarely seen on gingiva. Surgical excision with adequate margins is the treatment of choice.


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