Leonor Victoria Gonzalez

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BACKGROUND Focal epithelial hyperplasia (FEH) is a rare oral HPV-related disease, highly prevalent in certain ethnic communities. A previous study found 7.5% prevalence among school children from the Indian community Embera-Chami in Colombia. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and Human Papillomavirus (HPVs)-type in children with FEH. MATERIALS AND(More)
BACKGROUND Focal epithelial hyperplasia is a benign proliferative condition that is more frequently found in children of certain ethnic groups. Human papillomavirus 13 and 32 DNA has been consistently detected in these lesions. OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the epidemiological association of HPV 13 with FEH in the Emberá-Chamí community of Antioquia, Colombia.(More)
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