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Leukokeratosis, Hereditary Mucosal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leukokeratosis, Hereditary Mucosal
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.850.542
C17.800.827.595
Unique ID
D053529
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053529
Scope Note
An autosomal dominant disorder that is manifested by thickened spongiform ORAL MUCOSA with a white opalescent tint. Other MUCOSAL TISSUE may also be involved mucosa found in the VAGINA; RECTUM, and NASAL CAVITY may be similarly involved. This form of LEUKOKERATOSIS can be caused by a mutation in the gene for KERATIN 4 and is not considered a PRENEOPLASTIC CONDITION.
Entry Term(s)
Hereditary Mucosal Leukokeratosis
White Sponge Nevus of Cannon
Previous Indexing
Leukoplakia (1966-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Leukokeratosis, Hereditary Mucosal Preferred
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