Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in lichen planus.

  title={Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in lichen planus.},
  author={Engin Sezer and Fikret Ozuğurlu and H{\"u}seyin Ozyurt and S Atasaral Sahin and Ilker Etikan},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  volume={32 4},
BACKGROUND Lichen planus (LP) is an inflammatory skin disease of unknown aetiology. Recently, increased oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of various skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis vulgaris and vitiligo. AIM To evaluate the status of the oxidative stress and antioxidant defence system in patients with LP. METHODS In total, 40 patients with LP (23 men, 17 women; mean +/- SD age 43.27 +/- 1.96 years) and 40 control subjects, matched for age and gender… CONTINUE READING
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