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Erythroplakia: Introduction

Erythroplakia: Erythroplakia refers to an abnormal flat area of reddened mouth tissue that has no known cause. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Erythroplakia, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Erythroplakia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Erythroplakia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Erythroplakia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Erythroplakia may include:

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Erythroplakia: Deaths

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Article Excerpts about Erythroplakia

Another condition, erythroplakia , appears as a red patch in the mouth. Erythroplakia occurs most often in people 60 to 70 years of age. Early diagnosis and treatment of leukoplakia and erythroplakia are important because cancer may develop in these patches. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer: NCI)

Another condition, erythroplakia , appears as a red patch in the mouth.... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer: NCI)

Definitions of Erythroplakia:

A condition of the mucous membrane characterized by erythematous papular lesions. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Detailed list of causes of Erythroplakia

The list below shows some of the causes of Erythroplakia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Erythroplakia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Erythroplakia. Of the 3 causes of Erythroplakia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Erythroplakia:

The following list of conditions have 'Erythroplakia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Erythroplakia:

Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

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