- A mucous membrane disorder characterized by white patches, especially on the cheek, tongue, vulva, or penis. Also called leukoplasia.More example sentences
- These changes include the staining of teeth, recession of gums, and in over 50% of users, the development of thickened white patches called leukoplakia in the oral lining.
- These include oral leukoplakia (white plaques) and erythroplakia (velvety, reddish mucosal lesions).
- For this reason any patches of leukoplakia should be regularly reviewed by your dentist.