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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9) In 10% of patients with lichen planus the nails are involved.
Most of the patients were asymptomatic with an exception being linear lichen planus patients who presented with complaints of itching.
Key Words: Lichen Planus, Oral Lesion, Auto-immune oral disease.
According to clinical examination and clinical diagnosis established by two experienced oral pathologists, the OPLs and conditions detected were classified as follows: lichen planus in 77.
Keywords: Lichen Planus, Oral; Autoimmunity; Thyroid Diseases; Cytokines.
Men and women with age more than 18 years (50 cases with Lichen planus and 50 controls without lichen planus and had other skin diseases mainly nevi, seborrheic keratosis, verruca vulgaris).
Patients that have lichen planus and EDP together have been reported previously (1, 3).
Its deficiency is concomitant with immunity and impaired wound healing results in the inhibition of lymphocytes, particularly T-lymphocytes which are of main concern in immunologic-based disorders like Lichen Planus.
There is considerable controversy as to the potentially malignant nature of lichen planus, with some opinion that it carries an unequivocal malignant potential and an unspecified risk.
1) Some authors have suggested that lichen nitidus could be associated with other pathologies such as segmental vitiligo, lichen spinulosus, lichen striatus, oral lichen planus, psoriasis vulgaris, multiple endocrine neoplasia, and erythema nodosum.
Oral lichen planus controlled by curcuminoid dosage 6000mg/d [9].
It commonly develops in association with lichen planus, affecting the skin, mucosa and nails.
OLL is thus used to describe eruptions of the oral cavity having an identifiable etiology, which are clinically and histologically similar to oral lichen planus (OLP).