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But what is this oral lesion? #1

  1. But what is this oral lesion? #1
  2. But what is this oral lesion? #2

A 41-year-old man was referred to our department for a dental examination to evidence and eliminate dental infections before receiving a kidney transplant.

The patient is HIV-positive. He smoked 20 cigarettes a day. His medical history revealed chronic renal failure, chronic HCV infections and a high blood pressure. The patient’s medical treatment is speciafolding, Renagel, antiviral therapy, Amlor and Bisoce.


The physical examination of the oral cavity is carried out and revealed asymptomatic lesions on both cheek mucosa. Extractions of 26, 27, 28, 37 and 38 are indicated.

  • Describe the lesions (primary lesions)
  • What are your hypothesis and differential diagnosis?
  • Do you need additional medical tests?
  • What are the things to do?

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