Multifocal hairy leukoplakia associated with Kaposi's sarcoma

J C Southam, D H Felix, H A Cubie, D Wray

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Abstract

An HIV-seropositive patient presented with multifocal lesions of both hairy leukoplakia and Kaposi's sarcoma, hairy leukoplakia being present in the epithelium covering the Kaposi's sarcoma lesions. The findings suggest that hairy leukoplakia in immunocompromised patients is both more common and more widely distributed than is generally recognised.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-3
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Dental Journal
Volume172
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jan 1992

Keywords

  • Adult
  • HIV Seropositivity
  • Humans
  • Leukoplakia, Oral
  • Male
  • Mouth Neoplasms
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi
  • Tongue Neoplasms

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