Characterization of plantar verrucae among individuals with human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Meberg1998CharacterizationOP,
  title={Characterization of plantar verrucae among individuals with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Randi Meberg and Elizabeth Kenyon and Robert Bierman and Loveland Loveland and Peter Barbosa},
  journal={Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 9},
  pages={
          442-5
        }
}
Plantar verrucae, caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), are commonly found in patients who have tested positive for the antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). A better understanding of the characteristics of plantar verrucae in HIV+ patients in needed. A pilot study was conducted concentrating on three characteristics--the size, the number, and the clinical type--of verrucae present in this population. These parameters were studied in HIV+ and HIV- populations, and they were… CONTINUE READING