Hpv skin tags under tongue Conținutul It is a hpv skin tags under tongue lesion. Etiology The exact etiology remains unknown. Tobacco, alcohol, chronic local friction, and Candida albicans are important predisposing factors.
Human papilloma virus HPV may also be involved in the pathogenesis of oral leukoplakia. Clinical features Three clinical varieties are recognized: homogeneous commonspeckled less commonand verrucous rare.
Speckled and verrucous leukoplakia have a greater risk for malignant transformation than the homogeneous form. The buccal mucosa, tongue, floor of the mouth, gingiva, and lower lip are the most commonly affected sites.
Laboratory tests Histopathological examination. Differential diagnosis Lichen planus, cinnamon contact stomatitis, candidiasis, hairy leukoplakia, lichen planus reactions, chronic biting, tobacco pouch keratosis, leukoedema, chemical burn, uremic stomatitis, skin graft, some genodermatoses and discoid lupus erythematosus.
Treatment Elimination or discontinuation of predisposing factors, systemic retinoid compounds. Surgical excision is the treatment of choice.