Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2021 08 29;132(2):210-216. Epub 2021 Mar 29.
Department of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA; Center of Oral Pathology, StrataDx, Lexington, MA, USA; Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
Objective: Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is a benign Epstein-Barr virus infection typically presenting as a white lesion on the lateral border of the tongue. Historically, OHL was described in patients who are severely immunocompromised, such as those with HIV/AIDS and organ transplant patients. OHL is increasingly seen in patients who are not severely immunocompromised. Read More