lichen planus


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Synonyms for lichen planus

an eruption of shiny flat-topped purplish (usually itchy) papules on the wrist and forearms and thighs

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Cameron, "Esophageal lichen planus: the mayo clinic experience," Diseases of the Esophagus, vol.
In the retrospective, nonrandomized study, 15 women and 6 men with erosive, recalcitrant oral lichen planus were treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) at a dose of 200 mg/day, which was increased to 400 mg/day at 1 month.
Dermoscopic patterns in active and regressive lichen planus and lichen planus variants: a morphological study.
In our study most common lesion diagnosed clinically was squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) with the total count of 17, where as 16 were histopathologically proven as SCC while one was diagnosed to be lichen planus. Second most common lesion was lichen planus, clinically diagnosed lesions were 16 and all these were confirmed on histopathological diagnoses as well showing 100% agreement in clinical and histopathological diagnosis.
There's no cure for lichen planus. Mild cases don't need any treatment and may get better on their own.
Methods: Fifty-two patients with mucosal or cutaneous lichen planus disease were evaluated regarding disease characteristics, fasting blood sugar levels and glucose tolerance test (GTT) results.
Metal allergy in the mouth most often presents as a reaction resembling oral lichen planus, with lesions that are reticular, atrophic, erosive, or plaque-like.
Erythemato-squamous diseases to be classified include pityriasis rubra pilaris, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, lichen planus, chronic dermatitis, and pityriasis rosea.
However, the new plaster can help in the treatment of mucosal conditions such as oral lichen planus (OLP) -- an inflammatory condition which affects mucous membranes inside the mouth and causes painful lesions-and recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS), a condition of shallow sores inside the mouth.
The novel plaster is a breakthrough therapy for the treatment of mucosal conditions such as oral lichen planus (OLP) and recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS), which are diseases that cause painful lesions and affect 1-2 percent of the population.
Furthermore, cheilitis can also be seen in various skin or systemic diseases such as lupus erythematosus, lichen planus, atopic dermatitis, etc.
A retrospective study was conducted with a sample size of 60 subjects which included 30 subjects with PMD (oral submucous fibrosis and oral lichen planus), 15 subjects with OSCC, and 15 subjects with normal mucosa.
The coexistence of VX with lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, or other conditions in the genitalia is well described in the dermatology literature [15], but only 11 cases have been reported in the oral mucosa of patients with the aforementioned disease [4, 7, 13, 16-21].