Oral lichen planus

Common Name(s)

Oral lichen planus

Oral lichen planus is a inflammatory condition that affects the inside of the mouth.  Signs and symptoms include patches of fine white lines and dots most commonly in the inside of the cheeks, gums, and/or tongue. Most people with lichen planus experience no to few symptoms, others may have painful sores or ulcers in the mouth. Severe lichen planus slightly increases the risk for oral cancer. Oral lichen planus may occur alone or in combination with other skin forms of lichen planus.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Oral lichen planus" returned 196 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A genome-wide association scan of biological processes involved in oral lichen planus and oral squamous cell carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Qiaozhen Yang, Beiyun Xu, Hongying Sun, Xiaxia Wang, Jie Zhang, Xuedi Yu, Xiaojuan Ma

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7012.

 

In this study, the molecular mechanisms underlying malignant transformation from oral lichen planus (OLP) to oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) were examined.

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Increased salivary aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 in non-reticular oral lichen planus.
 

Author(s): Arash Mansourian, Najmeh Shanbehzadeh, Seyed Javad Kia, Mahdieh-Sadat Moosavi

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;92(2):168-171.

 

Oral lichen planus is a potentially malignant disorder. One of the malignant transformation markers is cancer stem cells. One of the proposed marker for the detection of cancer stem cells's in head and neck cancer is aldehyde dehydrogenase. Recently it is shown that aldehyde dehydrogenase ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2017

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Association between polymorphisms in interleukins and oral lichen planus: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Quan Shi, Tong Zhang, Na Huo, Yang Huang, Juan Xu, Hongchen Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(11):e6314.

 

More and more studies have suggested that single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in interleukin (IL) genes are correlated with an increased risk of developing oral lichen planus (OLP). However, these results were inconsistent. Therefore, the aim of this meta-analysis is to retrieve ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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The terms "Oral lichen planus" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comparison of Oral Lichen Planus and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Interleukins Level.
 

Author(s): Farzaneh Agha-Hosseini, Mahdieh-Sadat Moosavi, Mina Hajifaraj Tabrizi

Journal: Arch Iran Med. 2015 Oct;18(10):703-12.

 

Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disorder with unknown etiology. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is known as a prototypic autoimmune disease. Cytokines play a key role in the pathogenesis of both diseases. Various cytokines, such as interleukin 6 (IL-6), ...

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2015

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Cytokine profiles contribute to understanding the pathogenic difference between Good syndrome and oral lichen planus: two case reports and literature review.
 

Author(s): Takashi Maehara, Masafumi Moriyama, Shintaro Kawano, Jun-Nosuke Hayashida, Sachiko Furukawa, Miho Ohta, Akihiko Tanaka, Masaki Yamauchi, Yukiko Ohyama, Tamotsu Kiyoshima, Seiji Nakamura

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Apr;94(14):e704.

 

We described and analyzed the pathogenic difference between Good syndrome (GS) and oral lichen planus (OLP) in oral mucosa. Good syndrome (GS) is a rare disease characterized by B and T cell immunodeficiency associated with hypogammaglobulinemia and thymoma. GS patients frequently ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2015

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Disease scoring systems for oral lichen planus; a critical appraisal.
 

Author(s): Jing Wang, IsaƤc van der Waal

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The aim of the present study has been to critically review 22 disease scoring systems (DSSs) on oral lichen planus (OLP) that have been reported in the literature during the past decades. Although the presently available DSSs may all have some merit, particularly for research purposes, ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2015

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Topical Betamethasone and Clobetasol in Orabase in Oral Lichen Planus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Lichen Planus

 

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2017

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Treatment Modalities of Oral Lichen Planus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Lichen Planus

 

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2017

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The Clinical and Biological Effects Of The Use Of Probiotic VSL#3 In Patients With Oral Lichen Planus
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Lichen Planus

 

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2017

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