The Association Between Oral Lichen Planus and Hepatitis C Virus Infection; A Report From Northeast of Iran

@inproceedings{Gerayli2015TheAB,
  title={The Association Between Oral Lichen Planus and Hepatitis C Virus Infection; A
Report From Northeast of Iran},
  author={Sina Gerayli and Zahra Meshkat and Alireza Pasdar and Pegah Mosannen Mozafari and Elham Banihashemi and Mohammad Amin Khajavi and Javid Rasekhi},
  booktitle={Jundishapur journal of microbiology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and oral lichen planus (OLP) has been the focus of many studies. Fifteen percent of HCV infections lead to sets of extrahepatic manifestations including lichen planus (LP). The prevalence of HCV is heavily influenced by geographical location. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between OLP and HCV infection in Mashhad, northeast of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS Blood samples were taken from 134 OLP… CONTINUE READING
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