Hereditary benign intraepithelial dyskeratosis: Report of two cases with prominent oral lesions.


Journal Article

Hereditary benign intraepithelial dyskeratosis is a rare autosomal dominant disorder of the oral and ocular mucosa initially described in the Haliwa-Saponi Native American tribe of North Carolina. We describe 2 sisters with the characteristic oral and ocular findings. This entity should be distinguished from several other diseases that cause white lesions in the mouth including white sponge nevus.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Haisley-Royster, CA; Allingham, RR; Klintworth, GK; Prose, NS

Published Date

  • October 1, 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 45 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 634 - 636

PubMed ID

  • 11568764

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11568764

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-6787

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0190-9622

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/mjd.2001.116336


  • eng