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A to Z: Warts

Learn about warts, skin growths caused by viruses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) family.

A to Z: Wheezing

A "wheeze" is a high-pitched whistling sound made when air flows through narrowed airways in the lungs.

A to Z: Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome

Learn about Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, a congenital heart condition that can cause an abnormally fast heart rhythm known as supraventricular tachycardia.

A to Z: Wound Dehiscence

Wound dehiscence is a condition where a cut made during a surgical procedure separates or ruptures after it has been stitched back together.