Meteorological influences on the incidence of lichen planus in a north Indian population.

  title={Meteorological influences on the incidence of lichen planus in a north Indian population.},
  author={Ravi Prakash S Mohan and Soumi Ghanta and Sankalp Verma and Neha Agarwal and Nupur Gupta and Udita Singh},
  journal={Journal of oral science},
  volume={55 4},
Lichen planus is a chronic, autoimmune, mucocutaneous disease that shows differences in clinical presentation at different times of the year. The present retrospective study was conducted to clarify the meteorological factors that influence the incidence of lichen planus, as well as the general features and clinical presentation of this condition during three consecutive years, 2008, 2009, and 2010, in Moradabad district (Western Uttar Pradesh, India). The study group comprised 1,355 patients… CONTINUE READING
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