Higher expressions of p53 and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) in atrophic oral lichen planus and patients with areca quid chewing.

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to examine the expressions of p53 and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) in oral lichen planus (OLP) in relation to its clinical behavior and the patients' oral habits. STUDY DESIGN Immunohistochemical study was carried out to investigate the expressions of p53 and PCNA in 56 OLP specimens. The results were… (More)

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@article{Lee2005HigherEO, title={Higher expressions of p53 and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) in atrophic oral lichen planus and patients with areca quid chewing.}, author={Jang-Jaer Lee and Mark-Yenping Kuo and Shi-Jung Cheng and Chun-Pin Chiang and Jiiang-Huei Jeng and Hao-Hueng Chang and Ying-Shiung Kuo and Wan-Hong Lan and Sang-Heng Kok}, journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics}, year={2005}, volume={99 4}, pages={471-8} }