Indexed with PubMed and Science Citation Index (E) 
Users online: 711 
     Home | Feedback | Login 
About Current Issue Archive Ahead of print Search Instructions Online Submission Subscribe What's New Contact  
    Next article
    Previous article
    Table of Contents

    Similar in PUBMED
    Search Pubmed for
    Search in Google Scholar for
  Related articles
    Citation Manager
    Access Statistics
    Reader Comments
    Email Alert *
    Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal


Year : 1999  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 233--234

Hyperkeratotic oral lichen planus role of vitamin A

Department of Dermatology, Govt. Medical College , Rajindra Hospital, Patiala - 147 001, India

Correspondence Address:
Adarsh Chopra
27-Bank Colony, Patiala
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

PMID: 20921669

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Chronic tobacco chewing and smoking have been implicated as precipitating factors for the development of oral lichen planus(OLP. We here report a case of chronic cigarette smoker who developed progressive OLP plaque, without any other clinical pattern of OLP and skin involvement, which did not respond to conventional corticosteroid treatment and dapsone, but responded when vitamin A was added.


Print this article     Email this article

Online since 15th March '04
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow