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Leukoplakia, Hairy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leukoplakia, Hairy
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.466.313.500
C04.588.443.591.545.500
C04.834.512.513.500
C07.465.530.545.500
C23.300.816.513.500
Unique ID
D017733
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017733
Annotation
a form of oral leukoplakia seen in HIV infect; do not confuse with TONGUE, HAIRY
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Leukoplakia, Hairy, Oral
Oral Hairy Leukoplakia
Previous Indexing
Leukoplakia, Oral (1985-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Leukoplakia, Hairy Preferred
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