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Oral Lichen Planus- a Mucopigmentory Disorder

Volume 4 - Issue 5

Neha Aggarwal* and Sumit Bhateja

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    • Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Manav Rachna Dental College & Hospital, Faridabad, India

    *Corresponding author: Neha Aggarwal, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Manav Rachna Dental College & Hospital, House no 478, R/L, Near Old Sawhney, Hospital Faridabad, Haryana, India

Received: May 19, 2018;   Published: May 29, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.04.001129

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Abstract

Lichen planus (LP) is a distinctive entity with prototypic “lichenoid” papules that show distinctive color and morphology, develop in typical locations, and manifest characteristic patterns of evolution. Microscopic features, similar to the gross morphology, are distinctive although the microscopic pattern of inflammation and skin response is shared by several dermatome.

Keywords: Oral Lichen planus, Lichenoid reaction, Treatment

Abstract| Introduction| History| Etiology| Drugs| Infectious Agents| Pathogenesis| Epidemiology| Clinical Features| Histopathologic Features| Dysplastic Features in Oral Lichen Planus| Electron Microscopic Feature of Oral Lichen Planus| Immunofluorescence Studies of Lichen Planus| Treatment| References|