Depending upon what definition of leukoplakia is used, hairy leukoplakia is sometimes considered a subtype of leukoplakia, or a distinct diagnosis. … Hairy leukoplakia (also known as oral hairy leukoplakia, OHL, or HIV-associated hairy leukoplakia), is a white patch on the side of the tongue with a corrugated or hairy appearance … Hairy leukoplakia is a patch of white observed laterally on the tongue with a typical ridged appearance.
Together with the size of the lesion (the diameter of either one or multiple leukoplakias < 2cm, 2-4 cm or > 4 cm are designated as L1, L2, and L3), oral leukoplakias are … Oral leukoplakia is a white patch or plaque that develops in the oral cavity and is strongly associated with tobacco smoking. … The definition of oral leukoplakia has undergone numerous revisions from its introduction in the medical literature.
These often occur within sites of leukoplakia. … The leukoplakia may become verrucous, and ulceration may occur. … Oral leukoplakia that manifests in form of white patches that cover the oral mucosa.
Oral hairy leukoplakia (seen in people with immunosuppression, caused by Epstein-Barr virus)
Oral candidiasis can affect the tongue. … Leukoplakia - can affect the tongue
Tongue coating - food debris, desquamated epithelial cells and bacteria often form a visible tongue coating.
If candidal leukoplakia is suspected, a biopsy may be indicated. … Another term for hyperplastic candidiasis is "candidal leukoplakia". … This term is a largely historical synonym for this subtype of candidiasis, rather than a true leukoplakia.
Plaque-like appearing as a white patch which may resemble leukoplakia. … Chronic ulcerative stomatitis
Frictional keratosis and Morsicatio buccarum (chronic cheek biting)
There is no cure for lichen planus, and …