Lichen planus and Hepatitis C: a case-control study

  title={Lichen planus and Hepatitis C: a case-control study},
  author={Seyedeh Zahra Ghodsi and Maryam Daneshpazhooh and Mohammad KazemKeshvar Shahi and Ali Nikfarjam},
  journal={BMC Dermatology},
  pages={6 - 6}
BACKGROUND The association of lichen planus with hepatitis C (HCV) has been widely reported in the literature. However, there are wide geographical variations in the reported prevalence of HCV infection in patients with lichen planus. This study was conducted to determine the frequency of hepatitis C in Iranian patients with lichen planus at Razi hospital, Tehran. METHODS During the years 1997 and 1998, 146 cases of lichen planus, 78 (53.1%) women and 69 (46.9%) men were diagnosed. They were… CONTINUE READING


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