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Case Reports in Pathology
Volume 2014, Article ID 641015, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/641015
Case Report

Oral Verruciform Xanthoma: A Case Report and Literature Review

1Department of Bioscience and Oral Diagnosis, Dental School, Institute of Science and Technology (ICT), Paulista State University (UNESP), 777 Engenheiro Francisco José Longo Avenue, 12245-000 São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
2Department of Physiology and Pathology, Paulista State University (UNESP), 1680 Humaitá Street, 14801-903 Araraquara, SP, Brazil
3Department of Oral Pathology, Universitty of São Paulo (USP), 2227 Professor Lineu Prestes Avenue, 05508-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
4Department of Diagnosis and Surgery, Paulista State University (UNESP), 1680 Humaitá Street, 14801-903 Araraquara, SP, Brazil

Received 22 July 2014; Accepted 24 November 2014; Published 8 December 2014

Academic Editor: Yoji Nagashima

Copyright © 2014 Yonara Maria Freire Soares Marques et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Oral verruciform xanthoma represents an uncommon entity, which affects mainly oral mucosa. This paper presents the major clinical and histological features of oral verruciform xanthoma and reports a case on the tongue. The differential diagnosis and a literature review are also provided in light of recent information.