verrucous hyperplasia


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ver·ru·cous hy·per·pla·si·a

hyperplasia of the oral mucosa, occurring in the elderly, characterized by sharp or blunt upward papillary projections of squamous epithelium.

verrucous hyperplasia

Acanthosis in which epithelium–eg, of the foot or oral cavity is thickened, but not neoplastic; chronic VH–eg, of the foot with lymphedema may evolve to verrucous carcinoma

ver·ru·cous hy·per·pla·si·a

(vĕr-ū'kŭs hī'pĕr-plā'zē-ă)
Cellular disorder of the oral mucosa, occurring in old people, characterized by sharp or blunt upward papillary projections of squamous epithelium.
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Pindborg J.J verrucous hyperplasia of the oral mucosa.
On the oral mucosa, the warts are usually sessile, circularly circumscribed, firm exophytic lesion, verrucous and white; solitary or multiple; has acroform, acro-papilloforrn and cryptiform surface pro-ducing conspicuous hyperkeratosis, and elevated with discrete borders.5,6 OVV and proliferative verrucous hyperplasia produce irreversible oral mucosal changes that have the propensity to progress to either verrucous carcinoma or oral squmous cell carcinoma (OSCC).
On admission, the patient demonstrated significant, non-pitting, swelling in both legs accompanied by verrucous hyperplasia and multiple, firm nodules giving the skin an accentuated, 'peau d'orange' appearance (Figure 1a).
Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia and verrucous hyperplasia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1994 103 660663