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Oral Lichen Planus in Children

Usha Mohan Das, JP Beena

Keywords : Lichen planus, childhood

Citation Information : Mohan Das U, Beena J. Oral Lichen Planus in Children. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (1):49-51.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1043

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Oral lichen planus which is one of the most common oral mucosal diseases in adults, it has been rarely described in children. There are very reports in the literature regarding oral lichen planus in children, here we report a case of intra-oral lesions of lichen planus. Lichen planus should be considered in the differential diagnosis of hyperkeratotic or erosive lesions of the oral mucosa in children.


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