Evaluation of clinical types of cutaneous lichen planus in anti-hepatitis C virus seronegative and seropositive Nigerian patients.

@article{Daramola2003EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of clinical types of cutaneous lichen planus in anti-hepatitis C virus seronegative and seropositive Nigerian patients.},
  author={Olaniyi O M Daramola and Adebola Olufunmilayo Ogunbiyi and Adekunle Olufemi George},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 12},
  pages={933-5}
}
BACKGROUND The presentation of oral lichen planus in anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) seropositive and seronegative patients was previously evaluated, and the keratotic form of oral lichen planus was found to be more prevalent in anti-HCV seropositive patients. This study evaluated the presentation of cutaneous lichen planus in anti-HCV seropositive and seronegative Nigerians. METHODS Fifty-seven Nigerians with cutaneous lichen planus were carefully examined to determine the form of lichen planus… CONTINUE READING