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Biopsy showed leukoplakia with moderate displasia in tongue previously. Having white patches on the same side. Suggestions?

hi,my husband is of 34..2yrs back an operation had been done on his tongue to remove leukoplakia ..he had been suffering from leukoplakia for 10yrs..a big portion 4/3/1.5 cm had been cut off from the right side of his tongue..after removal we did a biopsy and report came out as leukoplakia with moderate displasia ...our doctor told us that nothing was there to worry after 2yrs we notice slight white patches on the same side..what can we do now?is it alarming?will it transform into cancer?i am really worried..
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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A detailed clinical evaluation of the lesion is necessary to give treatment plan.
DISCONTINUE the habit of smoking or chewing tobacco.
Maintain oral care.
To prevent progression of lesion,Retinoids has to be administered.
Surgical excision and cryosurgery has to be performed depending on severity of lesion.
Hope you get well soon.
Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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