Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 4, Number 1, January 2013, pages 26-28

Giant Verrucae Vulgaris: Provoked by Long Term Topical Glucocorticoids?


Figure 1.
Figure 1. A well-defined, flavotestaceous-color, 5 × 5 cm sized, massy plaque covered with some nodules and crusts without hemorrhage present on the shin of left leg.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. (a) Scanning magnification shows crusts, hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, acanthosis and papillomatosis in the epidermis (haematoxylin and eosin; original magnification × 100); (b) Higher magnification shows many physaliphorous cells, located on the upper-mid-dermis without malignancy and cytological atypia. (haematoxylin and eosin; original magnification × 250).