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Oral lichen planus: clinical features, etiology, treatment and management; a review of literature.
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PMID:  22991586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disease. Mucosal lesions are classified into six clinical forms and there is malignant potential for two forms of OLP; therefore, follow-up should be considered. There are many un-established etiological factors for OLP and some different treatment modalities are based on etiology. The aims of current OLP therapy are to eliminate mucosal erythema and ulceration, alleviate symptoms and reduce the risk of oral cancer. We have used review papers, case reports, cohort studies, and case-and-control studies published from 1985 to 2010 to prepare this review of literature.
Marzieh Boorghani; Narges Gholizadeh; Ali Taghavi Zenouz; Mehdi Vatankhah; Masoumeh Mehdipour
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of dental research, dental clinics, dental prospects     Volume:  4     ISSN:  2008-210X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospects     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-19     Completed Date:  2012-09-20     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576035     Medline TA:  J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospects     Country:  Iran    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
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