- Luana L Martins,
- José Henrique F Rosseto,
- Natália Silva Andrade,
- Juliana Bertoldi Franco,
- Paulo Henrique Braz-Silva,
- Karem L Ortega
Int J Dent 2017 17;2017:3457479. Epub 2017 Jul 17.
Special Care Dentistry Center, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which has been related to HIV infection. In situ hybridization (ISH) is the gold-standard diagnosis of OHL, but some authors believe in the possibility of performing the diagnosis based on clinical basis. The aim of this study is diagnose incipient lesions of OHL by EBV ISH of HIV-infected patients and the possible correlations with clinical characteristics of the patients. Read More