Erythroplakia: Premalignant Lesion

Proliferations can generally form on the lips, sides of the tongue, the floor of the mouth, and soft palate, and may sometimes cause pain or irritation.

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What is a Premalignant Lesion?

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Erythroplakia is an abnormal area of flat, red tissue with a worn appearance that usually occurs when the oral mucosa wears away.

Where can these premalignant lesions appear?

 It is considered that anyone over 40 years old is at a higher risk of developing a premalignant lesion.

Treatment of premalignant lesion

One of the recommendations to prevent premalignant lesion is to reduce or avoid alcohol consumption

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