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White Lesion Of the Oral Mucosa Part 1

Why White???
White colour is imparted due to any condition that increases the thickness of the epithelium thereby increasing the distance to the vascular bed.

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White sponge naevus

White sponge nevus (WSN), also known as Cannon’s diseaseHereditary leukokeratosis of mucosa and White sponge nevus of Cannon, is an autosomal dominant skin condition. Although congenital in most cases, it can first occur in childhood or adolescence. Continue reading