May 2001

Imiquimod: A New Possibility for Treatment-Resistant Verrucae Planae

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(5):666-667. doi:

We report the successful treatment of multiple verrucae planae in a 42-year-old man with topical application of 5% imiquimod cream. Imiquimod is a new immune response modifier for local application that induces the release of cytokines including interferon alfa, tumor necrosis factor α, and certain interleukins by peripheral mononuclear blood cells and lymphocytes.1

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