Oral Hairy Leukoplakia


Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, Hairy Leukoplakia

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