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Leukoedema, Oral MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Leukoedema, Oral
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.385
Unique ID
D007967
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007967
Annotation
disord of buccal mucosa
Scope Note
A disorder of the buccal mucosa resembling early leukoplakia, characterized by the presence of filmy opalescence of the mucosa in the early stages to a whitish gray cast with a coarsely wrinkled surface in the later stages, associated with intracellular edema of the spinous or malpighian layer. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Previous Indexing
Mouth Diseases (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MOUTH DISEASES 1972-90
History Note
91(72); was see under MOUTH DISEASES 1972-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/02
Leukoedema, Oral Preferred
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