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What are the differences between skin plaques, plantars and genital warts?

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In brief: See below

Skin plaques are just islands of dry skin.
Warts are caused by a virus.

In brief: See below

Skin plaques are just islands of dry skin.
Warts are caused by a virus.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology

In brief: Different HPV types

Warts are caused by the hpv virus.
There are now over 100 types known. Plantar warts and genital warts are caused by different hpv subtypes. This is important because genital warts can be caused by more aggressive hpv types that can increase a woman's risk for cervical cancer. Skin plaques are not usually seen in hpv infections. Plaques are seen in psoriasis & eczema to name just a couple.

In brief: Different HPV types

Warts are caused by the hpv virus.
There are now over 100 types known. Plantar warts and genital warts are caused by different hpv subtypes. This is important because genital warts can be caused by more aggressive hpv types that can increase a woman's risk for cervical cancer. Skin plaques are not usually seen in hpv infections. Plaques are seen in psoriasis & eczema to name just a couple.
Dr. John Ebner
Dr. John Ebner
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