II. Causes

III. Signs

  1. Vertical white striations on Tongue appear similar to hairs
  2. Distributed over lateral dorsum of Tongue (unilateral or bilateral)

IV. Labs: Indicated if no obvious Immunodeficiency

V. Management

  1. May respond to antiviral agents (may also recur after course completed)
    1. Acyclovir 800 mg 5 times daily for 1-3 weeks
    2. Ganciclovir 100 mg 3 times daily for 1-3 weeks

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Ontology: Leukoplakia, Hairy (C0206186)

Definition (NCI) An epithelial hyperplasia of the oral cavity mucosa associated with Epstein-Barr virus and found almost exclusively in persons with HIV infection. The lesion consists of a white patch that is often corrugated or hairy.
Definition (MSH) Epithelial hyperplasia of the oral mucosa associated with Epstein-Barr virus (HERPESVIRUS 4, HUMAN) and found almost exclusively in persons with HIV infection. The lesion consists of a white patch that is often corrugated or hairy.
Concepts Neoplastic Process (T191)
MSH D017733
ICD10 K13.3
SnomedCT 58918007, 196569003, 414952002
English Leukoplakia, Hairy, Oral, Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, Hairy Leukoplakia, Hairy Leukoplakia, Oral, Hairy Leukoplakias, Hairy Leukoplakias, Oral, Leukoplakia, Oral Hairy, Leukoplakias, Hairy, Leukoplakias, Oral Hairy, Oral Hairy Leukoplakias, Hairy leukoplakia, Leukoplakia oral hairy, Leukoplakia, Hairy [Disease/Finding], hairy leukoplakia, hairy leukoplakia of tongue, oral hairy leucoplakia, hairy oral leukoplakia, hairy leucoplakia, Leukoplakia, Hairy, Hairy oral leukoplakia, oral hairy leukoplakia, oral hairy leukoplakia (diagnosis), oral leukoplakia hairy, hairy; leukoplakia, leukoplakia; hairy, Hairy Leukoplakia of Mouth, Hairy Leukoplakia of Oral Mucosa, Hairy Leukoplakia of the Mouth, Hairy Leukoplakia of the Oral Mucosa, Mouth Hairy Leukoplakia, Oral Cavity Hairy Leukoplakia, Oral Hairy Keratosis, OHL - Oral hairy leukoplakia, Oral hairy leukoplakia, Oral hairy leucoplakia, Hairy leucoplakia, OHL - Oral hairy leucoplakia, Oral hairy leukoplakia (disorder)
Italian Leucoplachia villosa orale, Leucoplachia villosa della bocca, Leucoplachia orale villosa
Dutch harige orale leukoplakie, harige leukoplakie oraal, harig; leukoplakie, leukoplakie; harig, orale harige leukoplakia, Harige leukoplakie, Harige leukoplakie, orale, Leukoplakie, harige
French Leucoplasie chevelue buccale, Leucoplasie chevelue de la cavité buccale, Leucoplasie chevelue, Leucoplasie orale chevelue
German Leukoplakie oral haarfoermig, Haarleukoplakie, orale haarfoermige Leukoplakie, Leukoplakie, Haar-, Orale Haarleukoplakie
Spanish Leucoplasia oral pilosa, Leucoplaquia oral pilosa, Leucoplasia Vellosa, Leucoplasia Vellosa Oral, Leucoplaquia Vellosa, Leucoplaquia Vellosa Oral, Leucoplasia pilosa oral, LVO - leucoplasia vellosa oral, leucoplasia pilosa oral, leucoplasia vellosa oral (trastorno), leucoplasia vellosa oral
Japanese 口腔内毛様白斑症, コウコウナイモウヨウハクハンショウ, コウクウナイモウヨウハクハンショウ, 白板症-毛状, 口腔毛状白斑症, 毛状白斑症, 毛状白板症, 白斑症-毛状
Swedish Leukoplaki, hårig
Czech leukoplakie vlasatá, Orální vlasatá leukoplakie
Finnish Suun karvainen valkotäpläisyys
Korean 모발성 백반증
Polish Leukoplakia włochata, Leukoplakia włochata jamy ustnej
Hungarian Oralis hajas leukoplakia, oralis hajas leukoplakia
Norwegian Hårliknende leukoplaki, Hårlignende leukoplaki, Leukoplaki, hårliknende
Portuguese Leucoplasia oral pilosa, Leucoplasia Bucal Pilosa, Leucoplasia Pilosa