General and Systemic Histopathology, C601&C602
    Slide 186: Verruca Vulgaris (A Wart)
    This slide consists almost exclusively of epidermis.  There is very little dermis, still this specimen shows nicely the features one of the most common viral induced skin lesions.

    See this slide with the virtual microscope.

    This case shows a cup shaped lesion of the skin with many very odd looking cells containing blue or red granules. These inclusions are the little packages of viruses, ready to hop to someone else or somewhere else on the person. We use the term "kissing lesions" occasionally to apply to two verrucae on the same person. What do you suppose this applies to? No it has nothing to do with romantic activity. 

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