A randomized controlled trial to compare steroid with cyclosporine for the topical treatment of oral lichen planus.

@article{Yoke2006ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial to compare steroid with cyclosporine for the topical treatment of oral lichen planus.},
  author={Poon Choy Yoke and Goh Bee Tin and Myung-Jin Kim and Annabelle Rajaseharan and Shaheen Ahmed and K Thongprasom and Mantharop Chaimusik and Shirley Suresh and David Machin and Wong Hwee Bee and Jorgen Seldrup},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2006},
  volume={102 1},
  pages={47-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of cyclosporine solution versus triamcinolone acetonide in orabase in the treatment of oral lichen planus (OLP) in reducing signs and symptoms. STUDY DESIGN One hundred thirty-nine biopsy-proven OLP patients were randomly assigned to cyclosporine (68) or steroid (71) applied onto the target lesion and affected areas. Assessments were at weeks 0, 2, 4, 8 by clinical scoring and grid measurement of the target lesion (reticulation, erythema, ulceration… CONTINUE READING

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