Lichen planus and dyslipidemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

@article{Lai2016LichenPA,
  title={Lichen planus and dyslipidemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.},
  author={Yi Chun Lai and Yik Weng Yew and Robert A Schwartz},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={
          e295-304
        }
}
BACKGROUND Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been shown to be positively associated with dyslipidemia. However, the magnitude and types of the underlying lipid abnormalities have not been investigated. This study aims to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to investigate the qualitative and quantitative association between LP and dyslipidemia. METHODS A systematic search of studies published from inception to April 1, 2015, was conducted using MEDLINE… CONTINUE READING
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