ID#: 6063
This hematoxylin-eosin (H&E)-stained photomicrograph reveals the cellular changes seen in an oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) lesion. This HIV-positive patient presented with OHL, which when biopsied, revealed cellular changes including large vacuolated cells, and accompanying koilocytes, which are cells that exhibit a perinuclear halo.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S., University of California, San Francisco
Creation Date: 1987
Photo Credit: Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S
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