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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C3665596

NCI Thesaurus Code: C5028  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Neoplastic Process

NCIt Definition: A papillomavirus related epithelial overgrowth. It can be located anywhere on the body though when it involves the perineal region it is generally referred to as condyloma acuminata.

HPO Definition: Warts, benign growths on the skin or mucous membranes that cause cosmetic problems as well as pain and discomfort. Warts most often occur on the hands, feet, and genital areas. [HPO:skoehler]

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Warts are growths on your skin caused by an infection with humanpapilloma virus, or HPV. Types of warts include

  • Common warts, which often appear on your fingers
  • Plantar warts, which show up on the soles of your feet
  • Genital warts, which are a sexually transmitted disease
  • Flat warts, which appear in places you shave frequently

In children, warts often go away on their own. In adults, they tend to stay. If they hurt or bother you, or if they multiply, you can remove them. Chemical skin treatments usually work. If not, various freezing, surgical and laser treatments can remove warts.

NICHD Definition: A growth on the skin with a thickened, rough surface.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A raised growth on the surface of the skin or other organ.

CSP Definition: benign epidermal tumor caused by a papillomavirus or other agent.

MSH Definition: Benign epidermal proliferations or tumors; some are viral in origin.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Verrucae
Verrucas
Verruca
Verrucous Lesion
Warts [Disease/Finding]
Warts
wart

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C5028 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
AN a non-neoplastic tumor virus infect; coord IM with precoord organ/dis term (IM) MSH
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH TM UR VE VI MSH
Contributing_Source MedDRA NCI
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
DATE_CREATED 08/12/1999 MEDLINEPLUS
DATE_CREATED 2010-06-18T11:35:25Z HPO
DC 1 MSH
DID 2020-3999 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
HPO_COMMENT Cause is a virus called HPV (human papilloma virus), which infects the skin and causes the abnormal growth. There are many different varieties of the virus, which usually depends on the location of the lesion. HPO
IPX B07 ICPC
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION Benign epidermal proliferations or tumors; some are viral in origin. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D014860 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Warts NDFRT
MESH_UI M0022875 NDFRT
MMR 20150623 MSH
MN C02.256.650.810 MSH
MN C02.825.810 MSH
MN C02.928.914 MSH
MN C17.800.838.790.810 MSH
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/warts.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Arabic https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/languages/warts.html#Arabic MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/warts.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
Neoplastic_Status Benign NCI
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Wart NCI
NUI N0000003152 NDFRT
REF HPO:SKOEHLER HPO
RXAUI 3256291 RXNORM
RXAUI 3256292 RXNORM
RXCUI 1495612 RXNORM
SNOMED_CID 57019003 NDFRT
TERMUI T043416 MSH
TERMUI T043417 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH UNK (19XX) MSH

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