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Hairy Leukoplakia Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Leukoplakia, Hairy; Leukoplakia, Hairy, Oral; Hairy Leukoplakia, Oral; Hairy Leukoplakias; Hairy Leukoplakias, Oral Show All >>

Networked: 156 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 12 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hairy Leukoplakia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Acyclovir (Aciclovir) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 15 results : FDA 51 Generic
  2. Podophyllin : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  3. penciclovir (Denavir) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  4. desciclovir : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Antiviral Agents (Antivirals) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  6. famciclovir (Famvir) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 5 Generic
  7. Keratins (Keratin) : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  8. Antigens : 1 study in 13 results : IBA
  9. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma : 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  10. Zidovudine (Retrovir) : 1 study in 6 results : FDA 42 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hairy Leukoplakia

  1. Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
  2. Infection
  3. Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
  4. Candidiasis (Moniliasis)
  5. Lymphoma (Lymphomas)
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Key Therapies for Hairy Leukoplakia

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 study in 12 results
  2. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 10 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 7 results
  4. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 3 results
  5. Oral Diagnosis (Oral Examination) : 3 results
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