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Case 2: Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

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D Approximately 15% of lesions develop into premalignant lesions that require surgical removal.

This answer is incorrect. Although oral hairy leukoplakia is an excellent marker of immune suppression, it rarely causes clinical symptoms. There is no evidence that these lesions are premalignant or are associated with any other oral lesion.

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A It occurs in approximately 5% of persons infected with hepatitis C virus (who are not co-infected with HIV).
B It is caused by infection with human herpes virus type 8 (HHV-8).
C It is caused by infection with Epstein-Barr virus.

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