white sponge nevus

white sponge nevus
a benign autosomal dominant disorder characterized by exuberant, spongy whiteness of mucous membranes, especially of the oral mucosa, with gray-white, soft, sometimes friable lesions with fissures and folds; it reaches maximal severity at adolescence or early adulthood without further progression. Called also familial white folded mucosal dysplasia and n. spongiosus albus mucosae.

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