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MARTINS FILHO, Paulo Ricardo Saquete et al. Familial case of oral white sponge nevus: a rare hereditary condition. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.4, suppl.1, pp.39-41. ISSN 0365-0596.

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

Keywords : Leukokeratosis; Hereditary mucosal; Oral mucosa; Nevus.

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