Occurrence and resolution of focal epithelial hyperplasia in two siblings with leukocyte adhesion deficiency.

B. L. Mealey, W. W. Hallmon, T. C. Waldrop

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Focal epithelial hyperplasia is an uncommon disorder characterized by formation of multiple asymptomatic oral mucosal papular and/or nodular lesions. This article relates the occurrence and clinical course of FEH in 2 adolescent siblings with leukocyte adhesion deficiency. Histological findings are described and insights into potential causes are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-152
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of periodontology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1993
Externally publishedYes


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  • Periodontics

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