A randomized double-blind, positive-control trial of topical thalidomide in erosive oral lichen planus.

@article{Wu2010ARD,
  title={A randomized double-blind, positive-control trial of topical thalidomide in erosive oral lichen planus.},
  author={Yun Juan Wu and Gang Zhou and Hong Mei Zeng and Chun-rong Xiong and Mei Lin and Hong-mei Zhou},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={110 2},
  pages={
          188-95
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the short-term efficacy and safety of topical thalidomide for erosive oral lichen planes (OLP) in a prospective randomized, positive-control, double-blind clinical trial. STUDY DESIGN Sixty-nine patients with erosive OLP received thalidomide 1% paste (n = 37) or dexamethasone 0.043% paste (n = 32) for 1 week. Patients without erosions after initial 1-week treatment were followed for recurrence, whereas those with ongoing erosions received… CONTINUE READING

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