Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Clinical images | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: DeVilliers P, Thakral C White sponge nevus. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitywhitespongenevus.html. Accessed September 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Rare, autosomal dominant disease characterized by large white plaques in oral mucosa with hyperkeratosis, acanthosis and perinuclear eosinophilic condensation on superficial layers
- Dyskeratotic hyperplasia of mucous membranes, affecting 1 in 200,000 people