erythroplakia

An abnormal patch of red tissue that forms on mucous membranes in the mouth and may become cancerous. Tobacco (smoking and chewing) and alcohol may increase the risk of erythroplakia.

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  • Erythroplakia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 30783 ICD10 = ICD10|K|13|2|k|00 ICD9 = ICD9|528.7 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Erythroplakia is a flat red patch or lesion in the mouth… …   Wikipedia

  • erythroplakia — A red, velvety, plaquelike lesion of mucous membrane that often represents malignant change. [erythro + G. plax, plate] * * * eryth·ro·pla·kia (ə rith″ro plaґke ə) [erythro + Gr. plax plate + ia] a slow growing, erythematous,… …   Medical dictionary

  • speckled erythroplakia — a lesion in the oral cavity with characteristics of both erythroplakia and leukoplakia, yielding a speckled appearance. Called also speckled leukoplakia …   Medical dictionary

  • эритроплакия шейки матки — (erythroplakia cervicis uteri; эритро + греч. plax, plakos плоскость, поверхность) атрофия слизистой оболочки шейки матки с наличием участков темно красного цвета, через которые просвечивают кровеносные сосуды …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Эритроплаки́я ше́йки ма́тки — (erythroplakia cervicis uteri; Эритро + греч. plax, plakos плоскость, поверхность) атрофия слизистой оболочки шейки, матки с наличием участков темно красного цвета, через которые просвечивают кровеносные сосуды …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Oral cancer — Classification and external resources ICD 10 C00 C08 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Leukoplakia — Classification and external resources The white lesion is an example of leukoplakia. ICD 10 K …   Wikipedia

  • Premalignant — Pertaining to a growth or an abnormal patch of tissue that is not yet cancerous but is poised to become cancerous. Pre means before and malignant means cancerous. Thus, premalignant tissue is precancerous tissue. Premalignant tissue may develop… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Mumps — For other uses of the word Mumps or MUMPS, see Mumps (disambiguation). Mumps Classification and external resources Child with mumps. ICD 10 B …   Wikipedia

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