Question 3 What is the efficacy of duct tape as a treatment for verruca vulgaris?

@article{Stubbings2011Question3W,
  title={Question 3 What is the efficacy of duct tape as a treatment for verruca vulgaris?},
  author={Alison H. Stubbings and I. Wacogne},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  year={2011},
  volume={96},
  pages={897 - 899}
}
An 8-year-old girl attends a general paediatric outpatient clinic for medical review and it is noted that she has duct tape on her finger. When asked about it, her mother states that duct tape was recommended by a dermatologist for the treatment of verrucas on the girl's fingers and toes. You wonder what the evidence base is for this treatment. In children with verrucas [population] does treatment with duct tape [intervention] bring about resolution of verrucas [outcome]? ### Secondary… Expand
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