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- n. Plural form of leukoplakia.
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These results emphasize the role of brush biopsy using a tumor marker with a high expression frequency combined with a high sensitive and high specific detection system in the early diagnosis of OSCC, particularly in widespread leukoplakias.
There is a high association of leukoplakia with smokeless tobacco, but even if all leukoplakias became cancer (they don’t) it’s still a much lower risk than lung cancer or CHF from smoking.