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focal epithelial hyperplasia


Definition: 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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