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Descriptor English: Leukokeratosis, Hereditary Mucosal
Descriptor Spanish: Leucoqueratosis Mucosa Hereditaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Leucoceratose da Mucosa Hereditária
Descriptor French: Naevus spongieux de Cannon
Entry term(s): Hereditary Mucosal Leukokeratoses
Hereditary Mucosal Leukokeratosis
Leukokeratoses, Hereditary Mucosal
Mucosal Leukokeratoses, Hereditary
Mucosal Leukokeratosis, Hereditary
White Sponge Nevus of Cannon
Tree number(s): C16.320.850.542
C17.800.827.595
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Leukoplakia (1966-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
DeCS ID: 52147
Unique ID: D053529
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Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Leukokeratosis, Hereditary Mucosal - Preferred
Concept UI M0494325
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.
Preferred term Leukokeratosis, Hereditary Mucosal
Entry term(s) Hereditary Mucosal Leukokeratoses
Hereditary Mucosal Leukokeratosis
Leukokeratoses, Hereditary Mucosal
Mucosal Leukokeratoses, Hereditary
Mucosal Leukokeratosis, Hereditary
White Sponge Nevus of Cannon



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