Acta Medica Iranica 2017. 55(8):533-535.

White Sponge Nevus: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature
Mohammadreza Sobhan, Pedram Alirezaei, Mahmood Farshchian, Gholamreza Eshghi, Hamid Reza Ghasemi Basir, Leila Khezrian


White sponge nevus is a rare benign autosomal dominant disorder with variable penetrance. It is characterized by asymptomatic white plaques affecting mainly the oral mucosa. Careful clinical and histopathological examination is indicated to exclude other more serious conditions presenting as oral white lesions. Herein, we present a new case of oral white sponge nevus in a 17-year-old Iranian male with no familial background.


Oral mucosa; White sponge nevus; White lesions

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