Gustatory function and taste perception in patients with oral lichen planus and tongue involvement

@article{Suter2016GustatoryFA,
  title={Gustatory function and taste perception in patients with oral lichen planus and tongue involvement},
  author={Valerie G A Suter and Simona Negoias and Hergen Friedrich and Basile Nicolas Landis and Marco-Domenico Caversaccio and Michael M Bornstein},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2016},
  volume={21},
  pages={957-964}
}
The aim of the study was to evaluate if patients with oral lichen planus (OLP) and tongue involvement have impaired taste function and if there is an association to the perception of pain. The test group included patients with OLP and involvement of the tongue without treatment (n = 20). Control subjects had no mucosal or systemic disease affecting taste function and were matched for age and gender (n = 20). Patients’ intraoral pain and subjective perception of taste were recorded on a visual… CONTINUE READING