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How is leukoplakia diagnosed usually?

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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
4 doctors agree

In brief: White Patch

The term leukoplakia simply means a white patch.
It is a clinical term and there are many things that can present as leukoplakia. The only way to get a definitive diagnosis is to biopsy it.

In brief: White Patch

The term leukoplakia simply means a white patch.
It is a clinical term and there are many things that can present as leukoplakia. The only way to get a definitive diagnosis is to biopsy it.
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Dr. Wayne Roccia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: By exclusion

Leukoplakia is simply an unknown white area in your mouth.
If you see such an area, it should be evaluated and often biopsied to determine the exact cause of this white tissue.

In brief: By exclusion

Leukoplakia is simply an unknown white area in your mouth.
If you see such an area, it should be evaluated and often biopsied to determine the exact cause of this white tissue.
Dr. Wayne Roccia
Dr. Wayne Roccia
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In brief: Reference Site

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002041/.

In brief: Reference Site

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002041/.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner
Dr. Douglas Tavenner
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