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Treatment of Warts with Topical Formic Acid

@article{Shamsadini2005TreatmentOW,
  title={Treatment of Warts with Topical Formic Acid},
  author={S. Shamsadini and M. Baghery},
  journal={Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={30},
  pages={199}
}
Wart is a common dermatologic disease caused by infection with various strains of human papilloma virus, and mostly seen in children. Age, immunologic status and compliance of the individual, as well as extent and the duration of the lesion may help to determine the treatment modality. A case control, double-blind clinical trial was performed in 79 school students, aged 12-17 yrs, with common warts in Kerman, South of Iran. The sites of warts included the scalp, trunk, feet, etc. with their… Expand
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