- Maria Westin,
- Elham Rekabdar,
- Lena Blomstrand,
- Per Klintberg,
- Mats Jontell,
- Jairo Robledo-Sierra
J Oral Pathol Med 2017 Oct 19. Epub 2017 Oct 19.
Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Background: White sponge nevus is a rare autosomal dominant disorder that affects the non-keratinised stratified squamous epithelium. Mutations in the genes that encode mucosa-specific keratin-4 and keratin-13 are strongly linked to the manifestation of white sponge nevus. This study involved mutational analysis of the genes encoding keratin-4 and keratin-13 in two Swedish families with white sponge nevus. Read More