Intraoral Melanoacanthoma: A Reactive Melanocytic Hyperplasia Academic Article uri icon


  • Melanoacanthoma was originally described as a benign skin tumor of keratinocytes and dendritic melanocytes. There is now evidence that the intraoral lesions are unlike those occurring on skin. This article documents the reactive and reversible nature of the oral condition in a patient with these lesions.

author list (cited authors)

  • Wright, J. M.

citation count

  • 25

publication date

  • January 1988