Systemic and topical corticosteroid treatment of oral lichen planus: a comparative study with long-term follow-up.

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BACKGROUND Topical corticosteroids are the mainstay treatment for oral lichen planus (OLP), but some authors suggest that systemic corticosteroid therapy is the only way to control acute presentation of OLP. METHODS Forty-nine patients with histologically proven atrophic-erosive OLP were divided into two groups matched for age and sex. The test group (26… (More)

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@article{Carbone2003SystemicAT, title={Systemic and topical corticosteroid treatment of oral lichen planus: a comparative study with long-term follow-up.}, author={Marco Carbone and Erica M Goss and Marina Maria Carrozzo and Sergio Castellano and Davide Conrotto and Roberto Broccoletti and Sergio Gandolfo}, journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology}, year={2003}, volume={32 6}, pages={323-9} }