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An Bras Dermatol. 2011 Jul-Aug;86(4 Suppl 1):S39-41.

Familial case of oral white sponge nevus--a rare hereditary condition.

[Article in English, Portuguese]

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Center for Postgraduate Medicine, Sergipe Federal University, São Cristóvão, SE, Brasil. saqmartins@hotmail.com

Abstract

White sponge nevus (WSN) is an autosomal dominant skin disorder characterized by white, corrugated and diffuse plaques mainly affecting the oral mucosa. The condition has a high penetrance and variable expressivity, but familial reports are uncommon. This report presents a familial case of WSN in which two sisters are affected by the disorder.

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