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October 1969

Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia in a Mexican Indian

Author Affiliations


From the College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Diagnosis, University of Illinois, Chicago.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(4):474-477. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610280092018

A case of focal epithelial hyperplasia involving the oral epithelium is being presented in a patient of Mexican Indian ancestry. Histopathologically, the lesions consist of acanthosis, epithelial hyperplasia, and wild chronic inflammation.