Verruciform xanthoma, a rare histopathologic entity first described by Shafer in 1971, consists of two major elements—a papillomatous proliferation of epithelial or epidermal cells and xanthomatous foam cell infiltrates present in the papillary dermis. Verruciform xanthoma is usually found on the oral mucosa,1 but it also occurs, on rare instances, on the skin of the vulva,2 groin,3 and penis,4 and has been reported to develop in an epithelial nevus.5I describe three patients with verruciform xanthoma arising on the scrotum.
Report of Cases
A 76-year-old healthy man had lesions on the scrotum of one year's duration. Physical examination showed a 7-mm
Kimura S. Verruciform Xanthoman of the Scrotum. Arch Dermatol. 1984;120(10):1378-1379. doi:10.1001/archderm.1984.01650460118032