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sdj-10017

Focal epithelial hyperplasia in Yemeni families: Three case reports

Salwa M. Al- Shaikhani

Department of Preventive Dentistry, Technical Institute, Presidency of Sulaimani Polytechnic University.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17656/sdj.10017

Abstract

This is the first time to get the opportunity to report and study three cases from three families with focal epithelial hyperplasia (FEH) in Yemen. Clinically they presented as focal and/or diffuse papillomatous lesions in the oral mucosa in children. The purpose of this paper is to add information concerning clinical feature, the possible etiologic factors and diagnosis of this disease which is totally unknown to the general Yemeni medical professionals and to raise dentist’s awareness about these rare conditions.

Keywords: Focal epithelial hyperplasia, human papillomavirus, Hecks disease.

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