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Research & Reviews  56 results

Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV

Mar 20th, 2023 - Cutaneous manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease may result from HIV infection itself or from opportunistic disorders secondary to the decline in immunocompetence from the disease.[1] Cutaneous disorders may be the initial si...

New insight into Epstein-Barr virus infection using models of stratified epithelium.
PLoS Pathogens; Hayman IR, Temple RM et. al.

Jan 12th, 2023 - Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a ubiquitous human pathogen that is transmitted in saliva. EBV transits through the oral epithelium to infect B cells, where it establishes a life-long latent infection. Reinfection of the epithelium is believed to be m...

Oral hairy leukoplakia: A sign of severe HIV-mediated immunosuppression.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health;

Nov 14th, 2022 - Oral hairy leukoplakia: A sign of severe HIV-mediated immunosuppression.|2022||

Early Symptomatic HIV Infection

Jun 27th, 2022 - Early symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection includes persistent generalized lymphadenopathy, often the earliest symptom of primary HIV infection; oral lesions such as thrush and oral hairy leukoplakia; hematologic disturbances s...

Early Symptomatic HIV Infection

Jun 27th, 2022 - Overview Early symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection includes persistent generalized lymphadenopathy, often the earliest symptom of primary HIV infection; oral lesions such as thrush and oral hairy leukoplakia; hematologic distu...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Assessing HIV-Related Oral Mucosal Disease and Using Saliva to Measure Viral Load

Mar 18th, 2015 - The oral cavity has been found to play an important role in monitoring the progression of HIV infection. The occurrence of specific lesions, mainly oral candidiasis and hairy leukoplakia, is strongly associated with a low CD4 cell count and a high...

Dapsone 100 Mg Versus 50 as Primary Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Patients With AIDS-Related Complex (ARC)

Jun 24th, 2005 - To determine which of 2 doses of dapsone is effective prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients with oral thrush or hairy leukoplakia and less than 400 CD4 lymphocytes per mm3. To determine whether the long-term toxicities a...

Treatment and Suppression of Hairy Leukoplakia in ARC Patients With Oral Acyclovir (ACV)

Jun 24th, 2005 - To evaluate the efficacy of oral acyclovir for the treatment and suppression of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) related hairy leukoplakia (HL). To determine the long-term safety of acyclovir in the AIDS-related complex (ARC) patient with HL. To monitor t...

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News  5 results

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Associated With the Use of Adalimumab
Molly B. Kitley, MD, Timothy Devitt, DMD et. al.

Nov 16th, 2020 - To the Editor: Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)–mediated mucocutaneous disease that often involves the lingual epithelium. The lateral portions of the tongue are the most commonly affected sites.

Asymptomatic Transient Lingual Hyperpigmentation
Nirali Patel, MS, Christina L. Harview, MD et. al.

Jun 1st, 2020 - The Diagnosis: Pseudo-Black Hairy Tongue Pseudo-black hairy tongue is a benign and painless disorder characterized by transient hyperpigmentation of the tongue with a substance that can be easily scraped off. In this case, the patient's lingual di.

Black hairy tongue cured concurrently with respiratory infection
Fátima Tous-Romero, MD, Sara Burillo-Martínez, MD et. al.

Jun 1st, 2017 - A 54-year-old female smoker was admitted to the hospital for fever and respiratory infection. On the day of admission, she reported lesions of the oral mucosa for the past several months.

Oral lesions you can’t afford to miss
The Journal of Family Practice; Wd Anderson III, MD, Ns Treister, DMD et. al.

Jul 1st, 2015 - PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS › Perform a biopsy and carefully monitor all potentially malignant oral lesions, including leukoplakia and erythroplakia. A › Consider evaluation for human immunodeficiency virus infection for any patient who has acute nec.

Practice Question Answers: AIDS Infectious Dermatoses

Dec 18th, 2014 - 1. What is the most common treatment of invasive fungal infections in immunocompromised patients? a.

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Patient Education  8 results see all →