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LCP Classification and Staging System for Oral Leukoplakia

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with oral leukoplakia using the LCP classification and staging system.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Hematology Oncology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K13.2

Description:

The LCP classification and staging system can be used to characterize lesions of oral leukoplakia. A provisional diagnosis can be made when the external appearance cannot distinguish between the different causes of a white mucosal lesion. A definitive diagnosis can be made when an etiologic cause is identified, which usually requires histologic examination of a biopsy.

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