Clinical features of Leukoedema

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

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

 

Diagnosis
• 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

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