Article: Volume 44 Number 6 Page 579 - June 2017

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  Dent Update 2017; 44: 579-579

Clinical Challenges Q&A:  Clinical Challenges Q&A 32. Painless Genital and Oral Lesions

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Abstract: A 58-year-old MSM (man who has sex with men) HIV +ve patient presented with asyptomatic lesions on his tongue over one week. Clinical intra-oral examination revealed only two superficial ulcerations covered with whitish pseudomembrane and located in the dorsum (Figure 1) and in the ventral surface of his tongue.

Author notes: Dimitrios Malamos, DDS, MSc, PhD, DipOM, Oral Medicine Clinic, National Organization for the Provision of Health Services (IKA), Athens, Greece, and Crispian Scully, CBE, DSc, DChD, DMed (HC), Dhc(multi), MD, PhD, PhD (HC), FMedSci, MDS, MRCS, BSc, FDS RCS, FDS RCPS, FFD RCSI, FDS RCSEd, FRCPath, FHEA.

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