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Descriptor English:   Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hiperplasia Epitelial Focal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hiperplasia Epitelial Focal 
Synonyms English:   Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia, Oral
Heck Disease
Disease, Heck
Disease, Heck's
Epithelial Hyperplasia, Focal
Epithelial Hyperplasias, Focal
Focal Epithelial Hyperplasias
Hecks Disease
Hyperplasias, Focal Epithelial
Heck's Disease
Hyperplasia, Focal Epithelial  
Tree Number:   C07.465.342
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   a mouth dis; DF: note short X ref
History Note English:   94 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   31462 
Unique Identifier:   D017573 

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