Refractory erosive oral lichen planus associated with hepatitis C: response to topical tacrolimus ointment.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Erosive lichen planus is a painful and disabling disease that is frequently resistant to topical and systemic therapies. Current therapies are considered palliative rather than curative as many patients relapse after discontinuing treatment. An association has been reported between some cases of oral lichen planus (OLP) and chronic hepatitis C… (More)

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