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Nevus Spongiosus Albus

definition

Harmless disorder of keratinisation of the oral - sometimes also simultaneously of the anal and vaginal - mucosa presenting as an extensive, leukoplakial, spongy thickening of the epithelium. It is present from birth or early childhood. A familial occurrence with autosomal dominant inheritance is known.

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Nevus Spongiosus Albus

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