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Resolution of oral hairy leukoplakia during treatment with azidothymidine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3165186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report presents a case of oral hairy leukoplakia that has completely disappeared during treatment with azidothymidine. The reason for the resolution of the lesions in this case is not certain, but the outcome may be due to the action of the drug on the agent or agents causing the lesion.
J A Phelan; R S Klein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0030-4220     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg. Oral Med. Oral Pathol.     Publication Date:  1988 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-29     Completed Date:  1988-08-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376406     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  717-20     Citation Subset:  D; IM; X    
Department of Oral Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry.
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MeSH Terms
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / drug therapy*
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use*
Leukoplakia, Oral / drug therapy*
Thymidine / analogs & derivatives*,  therapeutic use
Tongue Neoplasms / drug therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiviral Agents; 30516-87-1/Zidovudine; 50-89-5/Thymidine

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