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Leukokeratosis and leukoplakia are white, slightly elevated nonindurated lesions of the mucosae (especially of the mouth, but also of the vagina and other areas) that also have some attributes histopathologic in common, namely, hyperkeratosis, a thickened epithelium, and an infiltrate of mononuclear cells. The white color (leuko-) in both leukokeratosis and leukoplakia results from abnormal […]