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Oral Verruciform Xanthoma Associated with Chronic Graft-Versus- Host Disease: A Report of Five Cases and a Review of the Literature

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Verruciform xanthoma (VX) is an uncommon benign inflammatory mucocutaneous condition that chiefly occurs in the oral cavity. It is often associated with pre-existing epithelial and/or inflammatory disorder and is characterized histopathologically by papillary epithelial hyperplasia and the presence of foamy macrophages in connective tissue papillae. We report of a series of five cases with VX who concurrently had chronic oral graft-versus-host disease following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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Shahrabi Farahani, S., Treister, N.S., Khan, Z. et al. Oral Verruciform Xanthoma Associated with Chronic Graft-Versus- Host Disease: A Report of Five Cases and a Review of the Literature. Head and Neck Pathol 5, 193–198 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12105-011-0246-2

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