verruciform


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verruciform

(vəˈruːsɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Medicine) in the shape of a wart
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Histologically, besides the hallmark of a superficial plate-like epithelial proliferation, some variations are occasionally reported: the presence of randomly scattered keratin-filled cysts, squamous eddies, minimal peripheral palisading, marked verruciform architecture, and a reticulated pattern with elongated strands of keratinocytes.
8) The clinical types of leukoplakia are (1) homogeneous (2) ulcerated (3) ulcerated with pigmentation (3) nodular (4) speckled and (5) verruciform.
Other histological patterns are papillary, insular, verruciform as well as spindle cell type.
Setting the diagnosis of FEH is important to ensure differential diagnosis from other more serious conditions including inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia, inflammatory papillary hyperplasia, verruciform xanthoma, verrucous carcinoma, condyloma acuminatum, Cowden's Syndrome, Crohn's disease, and Amyloidosis.
A 68-year-old woman presented with a scaly verruciform plaque on the chin that had been present for 10 to 15 years.
Such lesions are collectively referred to as keratinizing lesions of the oral cavity and are inclusive of reactive lesions (frictional keratosis, smokeless tobacco induced keratosis, nicotine stomatitis, hairy tongue, hairy leukoplakia), immune mediated lesions (lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus, graft versus host disease), pre-neoplastic and neoplastic diseases (actinic cheilosis, leukoplakia, proliferative verrucous leukoplakia, verrucous carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma), and infections (squamous cell papilloma, verruca vulgaris, condyloma accuminatum, molluscum contagiosum and verruciform xanthoma).
1 The lesion may look wart-like or cauliflower like and may be difficult to differentiate clinically from verruca vul- garis, condyloma acuminatum, verruciform xanthoma or focal epithelial hyperplasia.
Then, verruciform plaques appeared on the second and fifth fingertips of the right hand and left hand, respectively, which progressed until revealing necrosis areas (Photographs 1, 2, and 3).
These are either benign or reactive, for example, papilloma, verruca vulgaris, fibroepithelial polyp and verruciform xanthoma, which usually present with little diagnostic difficulty.