Professional attitudes toward oral lichen planus: need for national and international guidelines.

@article{LpezJornet2009ProfessionalAT,
  title={Professional attitudes toward oral lichen planus: need for national and international guidelines.},
  author={Pia L{\'o}pez-Jornet and Yolanda Mart{\'i}nez-Beneyto and Antonio Velandrino Nicol{\'a}s and Vicente Jornet Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={541-2}
}
Lichen planus (LP) is a cutaneous-mucous disease of unknown aetiology, which can chronically affect the skin, nails, scalp and mucous membranes (larynx, oesophagus, nasal mucosa, conjunctiva, etc), but particularly the oral mucosa [1,2], which represents 70–77% of cases. This last type may accompany or precede skin lesions [3] although it is more frequent to find the oral mucosa alone to be affected. In 2005 international concern on how to treat oral lichen planus (OLP) was reflected in the… CONTINUE READING

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