Oral cavity
Premalignant / in situ conditions
Verrucous hyperplasia


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Revised: 1 February 2019

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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
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