Treatment of warts

East MidlandsInfection
Published Date: 1 Mar 2012

Salicylic acid is just as effective as cryotherapy for the treatment of verrucas, and is more cost effective


People (aged 12 and above) with verrucas.


Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen and salicylic acid are equally effective for the treatment of verrucas. However, cryotherapy was associated with higher costs per cured patient.