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Leukoplakia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leukoplakia
Tree Number(s)
C04.834.512
C23.300.816
Unique ID
D007971
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007971
Scope Note
A white patch lesion found on a MUCOUS MEMBRANE that cannot be scraped off. Leukoplakia is generally considered a precancerous condition, however its appearance may also result from a variety of HEREDITARY DISEASES.
Entry Term(s)
Leukokeratosis
Leukoplakic Lesions
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/07
Leukoplakia Preferred
Leukokeratosis Narrower
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