ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 528.6

Leukoplakia oral mucosa

Diagnosis Code 528.6

ICD-9: 528.6
Short Description: Leukoplakia oral mucosa
Long Description: Leukoplakia of oral mucosa, including tongue
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 528.6

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands, and jaws (520-529)
      • 528 Diseases of the oral soft tissues, excluding lesions specific for gingiva and tongue

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Dysplastic oral leukoplakia
  • Erythroleukoplakia of internal part of mouth
  • Hairy leukoplakia of tongue
  • Hairy leukoplakia of tongue associated with human immunodeficiency virus disease
  • Homogenous oral leukoplakia
  • Leukoplakia of buccal mucosa
  • Leukoplakia of gingiva
  • Leukoplakia of lips
  • Leukoplakia of oral mucosa
  • Leukoplakia of tongue
  • Leukoplakia of tongue associated with human immunodeficiency virus disease
  • On examination - leukoplakia on tongue
  • Oral hairy leukoplakia
  • Proliferative verrucous oral leukoplakia
  • Smokers keratosis
  • Speckled oral leukoplakia
  • Syphilitic leukoplakia of tongue
  • Ulcerated oral leukoplakia
  • Verrucous oral leukoplakia
  • White sponge nevus of mucosa

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Mouth Disorders

Your mouth is one of the most important parts of your body. Any problem that affects your mouth can make it hard to eat, drink or even smile.

Some common mouth problems include

  • Cold sores - painful sores on the lips and around the mouth, caused by a virus
  • Canker sores - painful sores in the mouth, caused by bacteria or viruses
  • Thrush - a yeast infection that causes white patches in your mouth
  • Leukoplakia - white patches of excess cell growth on the cheeks, gums or tongue, common in smokers
  • Dry mouth - a lack of enough saliva, caused by some medicines and certain diseases
  • Gum or tooth problems
  • Bad breath

Treatment for mouth disorders varies, depending on the problem. Keeping a clean mouth by brushing and flossing often is important.

  • Burning Mouth Syndrome - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Drooling
  • Gum biopsy
  • Herpangina
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lichen planus
  • Mouth sores
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Mucous cyst
  • Oral mucositis
  • Palatal myoclonus
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Thrush

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Tongue Disorders

Your tongue helps you taste, swallow, and chew. You also use it to speak. Your tongue is made up of many muscles. The upper surface contains your taste buds.

Problems with the tongue include

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Changes in color or texture
  • Abnormal movement or difficulty moving the tongue
  • Taste problems

These problems can have many different causes. Treatment depends on the underlying problem.

  • Geographic tongue
  • Glossitis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Macroglossia
  • Tongue biopsy
  • Tongue problems
  • Tongue tie

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