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Current controversies in oral lichen planus: report of an international consensus meeting. Part 2. Clinical management and malignant transformation.
Despite recent advances in understanding the immunopathogenesis of oral lichen planus, the initial triggers of lesion formation and the essential pathogenic pathways are unknown and the clinical management of oral LP poses considerable difficulties to the dermatologist and the oral physician. Expand
Human papillomaviruses in oral carcinoma and oral potentially malignant disorders: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVES Human papillomavirus (HPV) in oral carcinoma (OSCC) and potentially malignant disorders (OPMD) is controversial. The primary aim was to calculate pooled risk estimates for the associationExpand
Current controversies in oral lichen planus: report of an international consensus meeting. Part 1. Viral infections and etiopathogenesis.
A consensus meeting held in France in March 2003 to discuss the most controversial aspects of oral LP focused on the relationship between oral LP and viral infection with special emphasis on hepatitis C virus (HCV) and the immune mechanisms resulting in lymphocyte infiltration and keratinocyte apoptosis. Expand
Tooth extraction in patients taking intravenous bisphosphonates: a preventive protocol and case series.
The proposed preventive protocol appears to reduce the risk of BRONJ after tooth extraction in a group of subjects treated with intravenous bisphosphonates. Expand
Interventions for treating oral lichen planus: a systematic review
There was no evidence from three RCTs that topical pimecrolimus is better than placebo in reducing pain from OLP, and there is insufficient evidence to support the superior effectiveness of any specific treatment. Expand
Oral malignancies following HSCT: graft versus host disease and other risk factors.
It is found that almost all studies of solid cancers occurring after transplantation are based on relatively small numbers of cases which have been monitored for short periods, and little information is available on individual cancers. Expand
Single versus multiple visits for endodontic treatment of permanent teeth
No difference exists in the effectiveness of RoCT, in terms of radiological success, between single- and multiple-visit Ro CT, and the results for swelling were not significantly different between the two groups. Expand
Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractions.
Although general dentists perform dental extractions because of severe dental caries or periodontal infection, there were no trials identified which evaluated the role of antibiotic prophylaxis in this group of patients in this setting. Expand
Hepatitis C virus infection and lichen planus: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
A systematic review and a meta-analysis of studies comparing the seroprevalence of HCV in lichen planus patients and six reporting the prevalence of lichenPlanus in patients with HCV infection showed that LP patients have significantly higher risk than controls of being HCV seropositive. Expand
Management of potentially malignant disorders: evidence and critique.
  • G. Lodi, S. Porter
  • Medicine
  • Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official…
  • 5 July 2007
Results of observational studies indicate that, although surgery may have a beneficial effect, this is not likely to reduce the risk of later recurrence nor malignant transformation at the same or another site. Expand