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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 140--141

Comparative immunological and histopathological study in fifty cases of mucosal/nonmucosal lichen planus

Dept. of Skin & VD, Rajinder Hospitals, Patiala - 147 001, India

Correspondence Address:
R R Mittal
Dept. of Skin & VD, Rajinder Hospitals, Patiala - 147 001
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PMID: 17642860

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Lichen planus is a common disorder and 40-50% of LP patients also reveal mucosal lesions. It is well known that mucosal LP lesions take very long to heal in comparison to cutaneous lesions. Rarely erosive mucosal LP can turn malignant. Both CMI and humoral immunity may play role in aetiopathogenesis of LP. Present study was conducted to study and compare CMI, Humorol Immunity, histopothology in mucosal and nonmucosal LP.

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