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Leukoplakia: Introduction

Leukoplakia: Leukoplakia is a condition in which there are white patches on the tongue and mucus membranes of the mouth. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Leukoplakia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Leukoplakia:

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

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Leukoplakia: Symptom Checker

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Leukoplakia Treatments

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

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Stories from Users for Leukoplakia

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Leukoplakia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Leukoplakia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Leukoplakia

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Leukoplakia: Deaths

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Causes of Leukoplakia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Leukoplakia as a symptom include:

Definitions of 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
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Leukoplakia

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

How Common are these Causes of Leukoplakia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Leukoplakia. Of the 17 causes of Leukoplakia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Leukoplakia:

The following list of conditions have 'Leukoplakia' 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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Causes of Leukoplakia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Leukoplakia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    What are the alternative names for Leukoplakia:

    White lesion on oral mucosa, Leucoplakia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Leukoplakia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Leukoplakia:

    Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes)

    Symptoms related to Leukoplakia:

    Oral candidiasis (30 causes), Oral hairy leukoplakia, Dysplasia, Lichen planus, White sponge nevus, Secondary syphilis, Hyperkeratosis

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