Oral Papillomas, Severe

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Title: Oral Papillomas, Severe
Description: Photograph showing the tongue of an individual with Cowden syndrome. The tongue has irregularly shaped growths on its surface.

Fotografía que muestra la lengua de una persona con síndrome de Cowden. En la superficie de la lengua hay tumores con forma irregular.

Oral papillomas are benign growths of epithelial cells that may be seen in individuals with Cowden syndrome, a hereditary syndrome associated with the development of several types of cancer. The papillomas may vary in size.

Los papilomas orales son tumores benignos de las células epiteliales que a veces se encuentran en personas con el síndrome de Cowden, un síndrome hereditario asociado con la formación de varios tipos de cáncer. El tamaño de los papilomas es variable.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Type: Color photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Robert Pilarski, MS, LGC, LSW, The Ohio State University (artist)
AV Number: CDR800277
Date Created: December 20, 2019
Date Added: March 31, 2020
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.