Squamous epithelial proliferative lesions associated with rhesus Epstein-Barr virus in simian immunodeficiency virus-infected rhesus monkeys.

Proliferative lesions were found on the squamous epithelium of the tongue, esophagus, or penis or haired skin of the lip, hand, or thorax of 8 simian immunodeficiency virus-infected rhesus monkeys that died of simian AIDS. The lesions were focal and consisted of hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, and acanthosis in the skin, with additional ballooning… CONTINUE READING