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Management of a patient with severe erosive lichen planus in need of an immediate complete denture: a clinical report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17936124     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This clinical report describes the treatment of a patient in need of an immediate complete denture who presented with severe erosive lichen planus. In conjunction with an immediate complete denture, tacrolimus (0.1%) ointment, an immunosuppressive agent, was applied topically over the lesions. There was a significant reduction in the size of the lesions at the second week of treatment, allowing the patient to tolerate the prosthesis without pain, thereby improving her quality of life.
Alejandro Rabanal; Michael Bral; Gary Goldstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of prosthetic dentistry     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0022-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  J Prosthet Dent     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-15     Completed Date:  2007-12-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376364     Medline TA:  J Prosthet Dent     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  256-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Denture, Complete, Immediate*
Denture, Complete, Upper*
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use*
Jaw, Edentulous / complications*,  rehabilitation
Lichen Planus, Oral / complications*,  drug therapy
Tacrolimus / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 109581-93-3/Tacrolimus

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