Facial plane warts need gentle touch
Side lighting helps illuminate them. They are due to a different serotype of papillomavirus from those causing common verrucae or genital warts. They are the least common presentation of the wart virus in children.
Local immune suppression from UV light leads to plane warts usually being found on the face and the backs of the hands. They often Koebnerise with scratching, appearing in a linear configuration. Because facial plane warts frequently regress on their own, treatments should be gentle and non