Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia
"Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Hyperplasia of the mucous membrane of the lips, tongue, and less commonly, the buccal mucosa, floor of the mouth, and palate, presenting soft, painless, round to oval sessile papules about 1 to 4 mm in diameter. The condition usually occurs in children and young adults and has familial predilection, lasting for several months, sometimes years, before running its course. A viral etiology is suspected, the isolated organism being usually the human papillomavirus. (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry; Belshe, Textbook of Human Virology, 2d ed, p954)
|Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia
- Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia
- Epithelial Hyperplasia, Focal
- Epithelial Hyperplasias, Focal
- Focal Epithelial Hyperplasias
- Hyperplasias, Focal Epithelial
- Heck Disease
- Disease, Heck
- Hyperplasia, Focal Epithelial
- Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia, Oral
- Heck's Disease
- Disease, Heck's
- Hecks Disease
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