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Oral hairy leukoplakia in two children with perinatally acquired HIV-1 infection.


Pediatr AIDS HIV Infect. 1995 Feb;6(1):21-3. Unique Identifier :

We report on two children with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS), a 5-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy, who presented with oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) as a late clinical manifestation of perinatally acquired human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection. The reasons why OHL is a rare symptom in HIV-1-infected children, compared with HIV-1-infected adults, are discussed.

*Disease Transmission, Vertical *HIV Infections/COMPLICATIONS *HIV-1 *Leukoplakia, Hairy/VIROLOGY


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