Clinical features of Leukoedema
• Symmetric, asymptomatic
• Buccal mucosa involved by gray-white, diffuse, milky surface with an opalescent quality
• Wrinkled surface features at rest
• Dissipation of changes with stretching of mucosa
• Clinical recognition is sufficient.
• Biopsy findings will show marked intracellular edema of spinous layer.
• Individual cells with clear cytoplasm and compact nuclei
• Normal basal cell layer
Category: Clinical features