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Leukoplakia Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Leukokeratosis; Leukoplakic Lesions; Lesion, Leukoplakic; Lesions, Leukoplakic; Leukokeratoses Show All >>

Networked: 624 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 108 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Leukoplakia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 19 results : FDA 33 Generic
  2. beta Carotene (Betacarotene) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 8 results : FDA 1
  3. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results : FDA 27 Generic
  4. Tea : 1 outcome 3 studies in 5 results : IBA
  5. Silver : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  6. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  7. Syndecan-1 (Syndecan 1) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Flurbiprofen (Froben) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 11 Generic
  9. Domperidone (Domperidon) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. rabeprazole (Aciphex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 4
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Diseases Related to Leukoplakia

  1. Oral Leukoplakia
  2. Lichen Planus (Lichen Ruber Planus)
  3. Mouth Neoplasms (Oral Cancer)
  4. Keratosis
  5. Oral Lichen Planus
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Key Therapies for Leukoplakia

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  1. Gas Lasers : 1 outcome 3 studies in 20 results
  2. Lasers (Laser) : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results
  3. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results
  4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  5. Dye Lasers : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
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