By Gary M. White, MD
The verruciform xanthoma (VX) is a rare, benign growth most commonly occurring in the oral mucosa.
- Its etiology is unknown. Many consider it a reactive process.
A solitary verrucous plaque, red-orange or yellow-brown of the oral mucosa, vulva, penis or lymphedematous skin is characteristic.
Simple excision may be done. A two year old girl with a large VX in the groin was treated successfully with imiquimod 5% twice a week for 4 months [JAAD 2013;69;e184].
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