Oral cavity & oropharynx

Benign epithelial tumors & processes

Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia

Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Minor changes: 12 October 2020

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Associated with granular cell tumor, fungal infection, Spitz nevus, necrotizing sialometaplasia, papillary hyperplasia, keratoacanthoma, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's), verrucous carcinoma and signet ring cell adenocarcinoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Hyperkeratotic, irregular and infiltrative-like tongues of mature squamous epithelium; no atypia
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