Oral hairy leukoplakia

S. L. Zunt, C. E. Tomich

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Oral hairy leukoplakia, usually observed on the lateral border of the tongue, may herald the development of symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus infection. This paper reviews the pertinent clinical features and differential diagnosis, histology, methods of establishing a definitive diagnosis, and management of the patient with this Epstein-Barr virus-associated lesion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)812-816
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Dermatology

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