Oral cavity & oropharynx

Benign epithelial tumors & processes

Verruciform xanthoma

Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Minor changes: 31 March 2021

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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

Contributed by Kelly Magliocca D.D.S., M.P.H.

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Case #82

Palate lesions

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis
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