Two Cases of Myrmecia Occuring on the Dorsum of Finger

Sook Hyun Bang, Ji Sook Kim, Jeong Hyun Shin, Hae Young Choi, Ki Bum Myung

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Myrmecia, a type of palmoplantar warts, are induced by human papilloma virus type 1(HPV1). They occur not only on the palms and soles, but also on the lateral aspects and tips of fingers and toes. Histologically, it is characterized by abundant eosinophilic inclusion bodies associated with HPV1 E4 gene products. We report two cases of myrmecia developing on the dorsum of finger.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)220-222
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2004


  • Deep palmoplantar wart (Myrmecia)


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