Precancerous ConditionsThe following oral disorders have a risk of converting into oral cancer
LeukoplakiaLiterally means “a white patch”. This is one of the most commonly found tobacco-related oral lesions. It may be present as uniformly white and flat patches with shallow surface cracks (homogeneous leukoplakia), or as mixed, red and white lesions, or with finger-like projections (non-homogeneous)
A fiery red patch that cannot be characterized clinically or pathologically as any other definable disease. This is a relatively uncommon lesion but with the highest risk of transforming into cancer.