hairy leukoplakia

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hair·y leu·ko·pla·ki·a

a white lesion appearing on the tongue, occasionally on the buccal mucosa, of patients with AIDS; a manifestation of Epstein-Barr virus infection in an immunocompromised host. The lesion appears raised, with a corrugated, shaggy, or "hairy" surface due to keratin projections.
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An Epstein-Barr-associated condition seen in HIV infection, which is characterised by a condyloma-like tongue mass—75% of patients have HPV, 95% have EBV—in epithelial cell nuclei preceding the onset of clinical AIDS
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hairy leukoplakia

Oral pathology An EBV-associated condition seen in HIV infection, characterized by a condyloma-like tongue mass–75% have HPV, 95% have EBV in epithelial cell nuclei preceding clinical AIDS. See AIDS.
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hair·y leu·ko·pla·ki·a

(hār'ē lū'kō-plā'kē-ă)
A white lesion appearing on the tongue or buccal mucosa of immunocompromised patients; the lesion appears raised, with a corrugated or "hairy" surface. Seen in patients with HIV/AIDS, it has been associated with Epstein-Barr virus. Condition is usually benign and subsides with therapy.
See also: leukoplakia
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hair·y leu·ko·pla·ki·a

(hār'ē lū'kō-plā'kē-ă)
White raised lesion seen on tongue, occasionally on buccal mucosa, in an immunocompromised host.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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