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Definition of Erythroplakia

Erythroplakia: An abnormal reddened patch with a velvety surface that is found in the mouth. Erythroplakia carries an increased risk for becoming a cancer in the oral cavity. Treatment methods include observation, topical ointments, and surgical techniques including laser surgery.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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