focal epithelial hyperplasia

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fo·cal ep·i·the·li·al hy·per·pla·si·a

multiple soft nodular lesions of the lips, buccal mucosa, tongue, and other oral sites in children and adolescents; lesions spontaneously regress after a period of several months, and have been attributed to papovaviruses.
Synonym(s): Heck disease
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Heck,

John W., U.S. dentist, 1923–.
Heck disease - multiple soft nodular lesions of the lips, buccal mucosa, tongue, and other oral sites in children and adolescents. Synonym(s): focal epithelial hyperplasia
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fo·cal ep·i·the·li·al hy·per·pla·si·a

(fōkăl epi-thēlē-ăl hīpĕr-plāzē-ă)
Multiple soft nodular lesions of the lips, buccal mucosa, tongue, and other oral sites in children and adolescents.
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