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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66185

Updated Pathogenesis and Treatment of Oral Lichen Planus

Eman Ahmed Mohamed Fahmy, Manal Mohamed Elsayed, Howyda Mohamed Ibrahim, Elsayed Mohammed Galal Khater


Background: Oral lichen planus is chronic inflammatory illness of oral mucosa caused by T-cells. It is distinguished by durations of symptomatic exacerbation & remission, & cure focuses on decreasing inflammation & providing symptomatic relief.weshow numerous concepts in pathogenesis of OLP as well as current therapy modalities.Summary: OLP is oral dermatosis& one of common mucosal pathologies seen by dentists. It is critical that lesion be precisely recognized & that appropriate cure be administered as soon as possible. Understanding pathogenesis of disease is critical for providing appropriate cure.


Apoptosis, autoimmune, basal keratinocytes, corticosteroids, oral lichen planus.

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