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Descriptor in English: Leukoplakia
Descriptor in Spanish: Leucoplasia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Leucoplasia
Descriptor in French: Leucoplasie
Entry term(s): Lesion, Leukoplakic
Lesions, Leukoplakic
Leukokeratoses
Leukokeratosis
Leukoplakias
Leukoplakic Lesion
Leukoplakic Lesions
Tree number(s): C04.834.512
C23.300.816
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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 8147
Descriptor UI: D007971
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Leukoplakia - Preferred
Concept UI M0012422
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.
Preferred term Leukoplakia
Entry term(s) Lesion, Leukoplakic
Lesions, Leukoplakic
Leukoplakias
Leukoplakic Lesion
Leukoplakic Lesions
Leukokeratosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0494277
Scope note Leukoplakic lesions related to abnormal keratin fiber formation.
Preferred term Leukokeratosis
Entry term(s) Leukokeratoses



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