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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-02T23:07:30-0400
The lichen planus is a mucocutaneous disease of unknown etiology with an incidence of 1-2%, that affects in 30-70% of cases either the mucosa of the mouth, or partly in combination with in...
This is a research study whose purpose is to test the effectiveness of etanercept (Enbrel) in the treatment of moderate to severe lichen planus. No studies have been done on the effective...
This study is to determine whether efalizumab 1.0mg/kg given by subcutaneous injection for 12 weeks is effective in treating oral lichen planus. This is a 20 week, single center, open-lab...
Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disorder which causes local irritation,discomfort and subsequent poor dentition and discomfort in eating . Various treatments have been...
The objective of this single center, 4-week, open label randomized, phase II study is to evaluate and characterize the tolerability and clinical effectiveness of dexamethasone 0.5mg/5ml so...
The literature hardly contains information on how patients suffering from oral lichen planus could be managed by dentists.
To determine whether Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha (TNFα) -308 G/A polymorphism is associated with oral lichen planus (OLP).
Lichen planus (LP) is a T-cell mediated autoimmune disorder of unknown aetiology that affects the skin, nails, oral and genital mucous membranes. Conventionally, oral LP (OLP) is diagnosed through cli...
Since angiogenesis is fundamental to the pathogenesis of many chronic inflammatory disorders this study investigated the expression of various vascular markers in oral lichen planus and non-specific o...
Lichen planus is a rare, idiopathic disease that usually involves the skin and mucosae. Oral lesions occur in two thirds of cases and may occur without skin involvement. Esophageal lichen planus occur...
Oral lesions accompanying cutaneous lichen planus or often occurring alone. The buccal mucosa, lips, gingivae, floor of the mouth, and palate are usually affected (in a descending order of frequency). Typically, oral lesions consist of radiating white or gray, velvety, threadlike lines, arranged in a reticular pattern, at the intersection of which there may be minute, white, elevated dots or streaks (Wickham's striae). (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry)
An oral retinoid used in the treatment of keratotic genodermatosis, lichen planus, and psoriasis. Beneficial effects have also been claimed in the prophylaxis of epithelial neoplasia. The compound may be teratogenic.
Conditions in which there is histological damage to the lower epidermis along with a grouped chronic inflammatory infiltrate in the papillary dermis disturbing the interface between the epidermis and dermis. LICHEN PLANUS is the prototype of all lichenoid eruptions. (From Rook et al., Textbook of Dermatology, 4th ed, p398)
A glucocorticoid given orally, parenterally, by local injection, by inhalation, or applied topically in the management of various disorders in which corticosteroids are indicated. Its lack of mineralocorticoid properties makes betamethasone particularly suitable for treating cerebral edema and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p724)
The term applied to a group of relatively uncommon inflammatory, maculopapular, scaly eruptions of unknown etiology and resistant to conventional treatment. Eruptions are both psoriatic and lichenoid in appearance, but the diseases are distinct from psoriasis, lichen planus, or other recognized dermatoses. Proposed nomenclature divides parapsoriasis into two distinct subgroups, PITYRIASIS LICHENOIDES and parapsoriasis en plaques (small- and large-plaque parapsoriasis).