What are the racial predilections of nongenital warts?

Updated: Sep 25, 2020
  • Author: Philip D Shenefelt, MD, MS; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Although warts may affect any race, common warts appear approximately twice as frequently in whites as in blacks or Asians. [3] Focal epithelial hyperplasia (Heck disease) is more prevalent among American Indians and Inuit. [2]


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