Cite this page: Pernick, N. Verrucous hyperplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityverrucoushyperplasia.html. Accessed July 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Slow growing, persistent and often multifocal
- May represent precursor lesion to verrucous carcinoma, dysplasia or other carcinomas
- 29% of cases are associated with verrucous carcinoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Mature, hyperkeratotic proliferation and entirely exophytic with no downward proliferation of rete pegs