A case series of treatment of common wart with intralesional immunotherapy and oral zinc

Rashmi Singh

Abstract


Common cutaneous warts are dermatological conditions caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). Despite of being a benign condition, it sometimes leads to cosmetic disfigurement. Warts also have a tendency to koebnerize, and can be transmitted to others thus making adequate and timely management necessary. Though there are various conventional treatments available, topical, intralesional and systemic immunotherapies are creating a significant space for themselves in the management of warts because of their non destructive nature. Through this case series of 5 cases of common cutaneous warts, our focus was on a combination of intralesional immunotherapy and oral zinc acetate and simultaneously compared it with topical retinoids on some of the lesions.

 


Keywords


Common wart; intralesional; immunotherapy;Zinc

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