Mucosal Lichen Planus

Mucosal lichen planus, or oral lichen planus (OLP), is lichen planus (an inflammatory auto-immune disease) that affects oral mucosa, with or without the involvement of the skin and other mucous membranes.

Read more about Mucosal Lichen PlanusEpidemiology, Cause, Clinical Presentation, Histo-pathological Appearance, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment

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