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What are leukoplakia and erythroplakia?
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Dr. James Hargan
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Clinical terms
They are not a true diagnosis.
They are clinical terms that mean a red (erythro) or white (leuko) patch.

In brief: Clinical terms
They are not a true diagnosis.
They are clinical terms that mean a red (erythro) or white (leuko) patch.
Dr. James Hargan
Dr. James Hargan
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Dr. R Thomas
Dentistry
In brief: Leuk vs eryth
Leukoplakia is literally "white patch.
Erythroplakia is red. Caused by blood in the lesion.

In brief: Leuk vs eryth
Leukoplakia is literally "white patch.
Erythroplakia is red. Caused by blood in the lesion.
Dr. R Thomas
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Dr. Robert Patterson
Family Medicine
In brief: Leuko/Erythroplakia
I have attached links to 2 really thorough articles on both of these topics- http://tinyurl.
Com/3sbuyyf http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/erythroplakia.

In brief: Leuko/Erythroplakia
I have attached links to 2 really thorough articles on both of these topics- http://tinyurl.
Com/3sbuyyf http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/erythroplakia.
Dr. Robert Patterson
Dr. Robert Patterson
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