Oral lesions in HIV infection in developing countries: an overview.

  title={Oral lesions in HIV infection in developing countries: an overview.},
  author={Kannan Ranganathan and Ramachandran Hemalatha},
  journal={Advances in dental research},
  volume={19 1},
HIV infection is a major global health problem affecting developing and developed countries alike. Oral lesions that are associated with this disease are important, since they affect the quality of life of the patient and are useful markers of disease progression and immunosuppression. Oral lesions in HIV infection have been well-documented in developed countries, but there are fewer reports on oral lesions from developing countries. Oral candidiasis is the most common opportunistic infection… CONTINUE READING


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