Oral cavity
Other benign tumors / conditions
Verruciform xanthoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 July 2018, last major update November 2013

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Definition / general
Case reports
Gross description
  • Raised granular or verrucous
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Foamy macrophages within dermal papillae covered by acanthotic or verrucous epithelium without atypia
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Palate lesions

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Differential diagnosis