leukoplasia


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leuk·o·pla·sia

 (lo͞o′kə-plā′zhə)
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Clinical Analysis and Risk Factors in Laryngeal Leukoplasia. JAREM 2018; 8(3): 198-202.
Along with behavioral elements such as tobacco and alcohol intake, viral infection is considered an important risk factor for the development of oral cancer that is often derived from premalignant or potential malignant lesions of the oral mucosa such as leukoplasia, erythroplasia, and oral lichen planus.
Dysplasia, erythroplasia, leukoplasia, lymphomatoid granulomatosis and papulosis, preleukemia and xeroderma pigmetosum are all conditions which, if left untreated, may lead to cancer.