hairy leukoplakia


: a condition that affects the mouth and especially the edges of the tongue, is characterized by poorly demarcated white raised lesions with a corrugated appearance, is caused by infection with the Epstein-Barr virus, and is associated with HIV infection and AIDS

called also oral hairy leukoplakia

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“Hairy leukoplakia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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