Oral Verruciform Xanthoma: A Case Report and Literature Review

@inproceedings{Shetty2013OralVX,
  title={Oral Verruciform Xanthoma: A Case Report and Literature Review},
  author={Akshay Dinakar Shetty and Kourosh Nakhaei and Yogesh Lakkashetty and Maryam Mohseni and Iman Mohebatzadeh},
  booktitle={Case reports in dentistry},
  year={2013}
}
Verruciform xanthoma is a benign mucocutaneous, uncommon, nonsymptomatic lesion of uncertain etiopathology, which occurs mostly on the oral mucosa of middle-aged individuals. Histopathologically, VX is diagnosed by presence of lipid-laden foam cells in papillary region of connective tissue. A 60-year-old male patient presented with a painless growth on the left buccal mucosa. On clinical examination a yellowish white exophytic lesion, measuring 11 × 7 mm in size, was found, which was… CONTINUE READING
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