Variations in presentations of esophageal involvement in lichen planus.

@article{Katzka2010VariationsIP,
  title={Variations in presentations of esophageal involvement in lichen planus.},
  author={D A Katzka and Thomas C. Smyrk and Alison J. Bruce and Yvonne Romero and Jeffrey A. Alexander and J A Murray},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 9},
  pages={777-82}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Lichen planus is a relatively uncommon, presumed autoimmune disease that affects middle-aged patients and is manifested in the skin, nails, and mucous membranes. Reports of esophageal involvement have been rare, despite the classification of the esophagus as a mucous membrane. METHODS Assuming esophageal involvement might not be as rare as expected, we reviewed the Mayo Clinic Pathology Database for all cases from 2000 to the present. RESULTS Twenty-seven cases were… CONTINUE READING

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