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HPV Virus *
This HIV-positive patient was exhibiting signs of a secondary condyloma acuminata infection, i.e., venereal warts. This intraoral eruption of condyloma acuminata, or venereal warts was caused by the human papilloma virus. Though oral HPV is a rare occurrence, HIV reduces the body’s immune response, and therefore, such secondary infections can manifest themselves.
Opportunistic Infections, Viral, Retroviridae Infections, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral, Virus Diseases, Papovaviridae Infections, Warts
Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Oral Disease in AIDS Pictures from CDC