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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33--35

Oral hairy leukoplakia of the lips with CMV retinitis in a woman with AIDS

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A female prostitute, seropositive for HIV by ELISA and Western blot, presenting with mucous lesions of tongue and lower lip and also with unilateral loss of vision of the right eye is discussed. The tongue and lip lesions were confirmed by histopathological examination to be hairy leukoplakia, and the loss of vision was found to be due to retinitis-probably due to cytomegalovirus infection. The patient also had candidiasis, both oral and genital and lymphopaenia.

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