Xerostomia and Salivary Gland Hypofunction in Patients with Oral Lichen Planus Before and After Treatment with Topical Corticosteroids

@inproceedings{AlJanaby2017XerostomiaAS,
  title={Xerostomia and Salivary Gland Hypofunction in Patients with Oral Lichen Planus Before and After Treatment with Topical Corticosteroids},
  author={Hala Al-Janaby and Haytham El-Sakka and Manal Masood and Walimuni Ashani W. Mendis and Linda M. Slack-Smith and Richard Parsons and Agnieszka M. Frydrych},
  booktitle={The open dentistry journal},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Oral lichen planus and mouth dryness are common pathoses, yet not entirely understood. These two conditions may be associated, with a few studies investigating the relationship between mouth dryness and oral lichen planus providing conflicting results. None of the studies have explored the specific impact of disease treatment on mouth dryness. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this observational before and after comparison study was to examine the effect of treatment of oral lichen planus… CONTINUE READING

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