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Lichen Planus of the Tongue Case Report

Lichen Planus of the Tongue Case Report

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Title: Lichen Planus of the Tongue Case Report
Author: Eltohami, Yousif I.; Alim, Nour E.; Abuaffan, Amal H.
Abstract: Lichen planus is a chronic mucocutaneous autoimmune disease, predominantly affects middle aged females, predisposing factors include psychological stress, drugs and various systemic conditions. Lichen planus (LP) is a severe and painful disease, commonly involve the mucosa of the oral cavity, though it’s a mucocutaneous autoimmune disease found mostly in the absence of skin lesions. Oral lichen planus is the target of much controversy, mainly owing to its prospective malignant potentiality. In this case report, we present a 36 years old Sudanese male with lichen planus of tongue successfully managed with systemic steroids.
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/24839


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