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Oral Leukoplakia Summary

Description: A white patch seen on the oral mucosa. It is considered a premalignant condition and is often tobacco-induced. When evidence of Epstein-Barr virus is present, the condition is called hairy leukoplakia (LEUKOPLAKIA, HAIRY).

Also Known As: Leukoplakia, Oral; Leukokeratosis, Oral; Leukokeratoses, Oral; Leukoplakias, Oral; Oral Leukokeratoses Show All >>

Networked: 430 relevant articles (31 outcomes, 132 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Oral Leukoplakia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 9 outcomes 14 studies in 25 results : FDA 33 Generic
  2. beta Carotene (Betacarotene) : 8 outcomes 13 studies in 27 results : FDA 1
  3. Retinoids : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 16 results : IBA
  4. lycopene : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results : IBA
  5. Fenretinide : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 8 results : IBA
  6. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 27 Generic
  7. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 7 results : IBA
  8. Isotretinoin (Accutane) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 13 results : FDA 6 Generic
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  10. Keratins (Keratin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Oral Leukoplakia

  1. Oral Lichen Planus
  2. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
  3. Leukoplakia
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Head and Neck Neoplasms (Head and Neck Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Oral Leukoplakia

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  1. Chemoprevention : 2 outcomes 14 studies in 21 results
  2. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 10 results
  3. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 9 results
  4. Gas Lasers : 1 outcome 2 studies in 17 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 2 results
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