Fine structure of EBV-infected keratinocytes in oral hairy leukoplakia.

We evaluated biopsy specimens of 42 cases of clinically suspected oral hairy leukoplakia for the pattern and frequency of ultrastructural alterations specific to epithelial cells infected with Epstein-Barr virus. Some structures could clearly be identified as Epstein-Barr virus at different stages of assembly, but other intranuclear and cytoplasmic… CONTINUE READING