lichen planus


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Noun1.lichen planus - an eruption of shiny flat-topped purplish (usually itchy) papules on the wrist and forearms and thighslichen planus - an eruption of shiny flat-topped purplish (usually itchy) papules on the wrist and forearms and thighs
lichen - any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks
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lichen planus

n liquen plano
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2011) Based on data available, no studies have to date evaluated the effect of oral propolis in patients with ulcerative oral lichen planus.
Oral lichen planus is a significant unmet medical need, that presents similarly to oral mucositis, with inflammation, erosive ulceration and significant pain," stated Jeffrey B.
Primary interface dermatitides in this group include hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) and lichenoid drug eruptions (LDEs).
What makes the reticular form of lichen planus different from other types is that it most often appears as bilateral asymptomatic white Wickham's striae, and it can appear as papules on the posterior buccal mucosa.
Bhutani LK, Bedi TR, Pandihi RK, Nayak NC: Lichen planus pigmentosus.
Oral lichen planus is a chronic, autoimmune, mucocutaneous disease, which can cause oral discomfort (Chainani-Wu et al.
4] investigated the expression of CD44 in biopsy specimens and saliva from oral lichen planus patients and demonstrated that levels of salivary sCD44 were significantly elevated in saliva of oral lichen planus patients than those in controls.
Serum and salivary vitamins C and E showed increases, while MDA and 8-OHdG levels showed decreases in patients with oral leukoplakia, submucous fibrosis and lichen planus after intake of curcumin for all categories of precancerous lesions.
6) It covers a wide range of conditions: female genital prolapse including all forms of vaginal prolapse (cystocele, enterocele, rectocele), urinary and faecal incontinence, congenital abnormalities, fistulas, voiding difficulties, lichen planus, lichen sclerosus and dyspareunia.
Bullous pemphigoid may be associated with other autoimmune diseases such as diabetes, pernicious anemia, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and chronic inflammatory diseases such as lichen planus, psoriasis vulgaris as well as some malignancies and drug use.
Hypnosis has been found useful to treat a number of skin disorders including acne excoriee, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, dyshidrotic dermatitis, erythromelalgia, furuncles, glossodynia, herpes simplex, hyperhidrosis, ichthyosis vulgaris, lichen planus, neurodermatitis, nummular dermatitis, postherpetic neuralgia, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, trichotillomania, urticaria, verruca vulgaris, and vitiligo.