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Introduction: Leukoplakia

Description of Leukoplakia

Leukoplakia (medical condition): A mouth disorder where white patches form on the inside of the mouth and on the...more »

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Leukoplakia: A white patch or plaque on a mucous membrane that cannot be characterized clinically or pathologically as any other disease. The diagnosis of leukoplakia is one of exclusion; other conditions such as candidiasis, lichen planus, leukoedema, etc. must be ruled out before a diagnosis of leukoplakia can be made. Leukoplakia may be a premalignant condition. --2004
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Leukoplakia: A white patch lesion found on a MUCOUS MEMBRANE that cannot be scraped off. Leukoplakia is generally considered a precancerous condition, however its appearance may also result from a variety of HEREDITARY DISEASES.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Leukoplakia as a Disease

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Leukoplakia as a Symptom

Leukoplakia (symptom): Leukoplakia is a condition in which there are white patches on the tongue...more »

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Leukoplakia: Related Disease Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Leukoplakia

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