[Viral warts on hands and feet are often self-limiting].

Ugeskrift for laeger (2013-06-01)
Esben Lynge Nordentoft, Frans Boch Waldorf

Viral warts are common skin lesions caused by human papilloma virus. This article describes the pathogenesis, symptoms and treatment methods of cutaneous warts. The majority resolves spontaneously and the evidence on treatment of warts is rather poor, however, products with salicylic acid and cryotherapy have been surveyed most rigorously and shown to increase treatment rates.