A combination of two viruses living together, sometimes mistaken for thrush. Symptoms: "Hairy" or corrugated lesion or white patch that appears on the sides of the tongue.
A whitish, slightly raised lesion that appears on the side of the tongue. Thought to be related to Epstein-Barr virus infection, it was not observed before the HIV epidemic. See also Epstein-Barr Virus.
a condition characterized by white, raised lesions on the sides of the tongue or elsewhere in the mouth.
A condition believed to be caused by a combination of the Epstein-Barr and human papilloma viruses. Symptoms include white patches in the mouth, often in a striped pattern on the side of the tongue. It is believed to be found only in people who are HIV- positive.
a white lesion on the cheeks, gums or tongue, possibly related to Epstein-Barr Virus infection. This is considered an AIDS-defining condition in the United States.
See Oral Hairy Leukoplakia (OHL).
Hairy leukoplakia is a white patch on the side of the tongue with a corrugated or hairy appearance.