Interventions for erosive lichen planus affecting mucosal sites.

@article{Cheng2012InterventionsFE,
  title={Interventions for erosive lichen planus affecting mucosal sites.},
  author={Suzanne Cheng and Gudula Kirtschig and Susan Margaret Cooper and Martin Thornhill and Jo Leonardi-Bee and Ruth Ann Murphy},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          CD008092
        }
}
BACKGROUND Erosive lichen planus (ELP) affecting mucosal surfaces is a chronic autoimmune disease of unknown aetiology. It is often more painful and debilitating than the non-erosive types of lichen planus. Treatment is difficult and aimed at palliation rather than cure. Several topical and systemic agents have been used with varying results. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of interventions in the treatment of erosive lichen planus affecting the oral, anogenital, and oesophageal regions… CONTINUE READING
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