• squamous
  • The objectives of this study were to examine oral scrapes containing squamous epithelial cells (squames) from HIV-infected people with and without clinical lesions of OWL, and from healthy non-HIV-infected controls, for EBV-DNA by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). (ucl.ac.uk)
  • The chance of cancer formation depends on the type, with between 3-15% of localized leukoplakia and 70-100% of proliferative leukoplakia developing into squamous cell carcinoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oropharyngeal leukoplakia is linked to the development of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, and sometimes this is associated with tylosis, which is thickening of the skin on the palms and soles of the feet (see: Leukoplakia with tylosis and esophageal carcinoma). (wikipedia.org)
  • Herpes
  • 10% of body weight Minor mucocutaneous manifestations (seborrheic dermatitis, prurigo, fungal nail infections, recurrent oral ulcerations, angular cheilitis) Herpes zoster within the last five years Recurrent upper respiratory tract infections (i.e. bacterial sinusitis) And/or performance scale 2: symptomatic, normal activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • yeast
  • Is not resisitent to the med, oral Diflucan ( fluconazole ) is often used to treat vaginal yeast . (healthtap.com)
  • refers
  • Leukoplakia generally refers to a firmly attached white patch on a mucous membrane which is associated with an increased risk of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • fungal
  • Other possible associated factors are poor oral hygiene, general debilitation, hyposalivation (i.e., decreased salivary flow rate), radiotherapy, overgrowth of fungal or bacterial organisms, and a soft diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Abnormal findings include yellowness or extreme pallor, and diseases include torus palatinus, cleft palate, Kaposi's sarcoma and leukoplakia. (wikipedia.org)
  • immunodeficiency
  • It is also associated with particular forms of cancer, such as Hodgkin's lymphoma, Burkitt's lymphoma, gastric cancer, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, and conditions associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), such as hairy leukoplakia and central nervous system lymphomas. (wikipedia.org)