Oral Disease in AIDS Pictures : Mouth Cancer

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AIDS, HIV, Oral, Leukoplakia
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Leukoplakia
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Canker Sores
AIDS, HIV virus
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Condyloma, Warts
Cold Sores, Oral Herpes, Mouth Sores, AIDS, HIV
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Condyloma, Warts
Leukoplakia
Leukoplakia
Canker Sore
Mouth Cancer *
Mouth Cancer / Univ Iowa
Cold Sores
HPV Virus

AIDS, HIV, Oral, Mouth Cancer

This HIV-positive patient presented with a gingival squamous cell carcinomatous lesion. Being that HIV reduces immunologic activity, the intraoral environment is a prime target for chronic secondary infections and inflammatory processes, and therefore, because these may be precursors to cancer, squamous carcinomatous lesions.

Content Providers(s): CDC/ Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S., University of California, San Francisco

Neoplasms, Retroviridae Infections, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral

Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Oral Disease in AIDS / HIV Pictures from CDC


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