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Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)/Oral Hairy Leukoplakia (OHL)

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Oral hairy leukoplakia

image of Oral hairy leukoplakia

Credits

Pediatric AIDS Pictoral Atlas, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative

Description

Oral hairy leukoplakia in an HIV-infected girl. Hairy leukoplakia is typified by the presence of white or gray lesions along the lateral tongue. Lesions often have vertical corrugations and are not removable with a tongue blade. This is an Epstein-Barr virus-associated lesion.