Current Pediatric Reviews

Giuseppe Buonocore
Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine
University of Siena
Siena
Italy

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Pediatric Oral Lichen Planus: Review and Case Report

Author(s): Preetika Chandna, Vivek Kumar Adlakha, Gautam Singal, Rohit Sharma.

Abstract:

Oral Lichen Planus (OLP) is one of the most common dermatologic diseases occurring in the mouth with an overall prevalence of 0.5 – 2.2%. Childhood OLP is rare and follows an atypical course. OLP typically presents clinically as bilateral, symmetrical, flat- topped polygonal papules and plaques that may be symptomatic or asymptomatic. The aim of this article is to present a brief review of OLP with a case report of a 7 year old girl with OLP.

Keywords: Children, oral mucosa, pediatric oral lichen planus.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 10
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2014
Page: [292 - 296]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1573396311666150113212652
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