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Disease Lichen Planus, Oral

Name Lichen Planus, Oral
Synonym Oral Lichen Planus
Definition 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)
Categories Mouth disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D017676

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1. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lichen Planus, Oral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lichenoid Eruptions Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lichen Planus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lichen Planus, Oral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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