|Terms & Properties|
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]
Warts are growths on your skin caused by an infection with humanpapilloma virus, or HPV. Types of warts include
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)
External Source Codes:
|NCI Thesaurus Code||C5028 (see NCI Thesaurus info)|
|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|
|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|
|MESH_DEFINITION||Benign epidermal proliferations or tumors; some are viral in origin.||NDFRT|
|MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL||National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases http://www.niaid.nih.gov/||MEDLINEPLUS|
Additional Concept Data: (none)