Heck's disease: diagnosis and susceptibility.

@article{Bennett2009HecksDD,
  title={Heck's disease: diagnosis and susceptibility.},
  author={Lindsey K Bennett and Molly A Hinshaw},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={87-9}
}
Focal epithelial hyperplasia, or Heck's disease, is an uncommon proliferation of oral mucosa that presents primarily in Native Central and South American populations. It presents as asymptomatic papules or nodules on the oral mucosa, gingiva, tongue, and lips. In the majority of cases, human papilloma virus 13 or 32 is detected. Factors that determine disease susceptibility are unclear, but genetics, and having the human lymphocytic antigen-DR4 (DRB1*0404) allele in particular, are thought to… CONTINUE READING

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