"Lichen Planus, Oral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Lichen Planus, Oral" by people in Profiles.
Reamy BV, Derby R, Bunt CW. Common tongue conditions in primary care. Am Fam Physician. 2010 Mar 01; 81(5):627-34.
Chi AC, Ravenel MC. AAOMP case challenge: a "speckled" lesion. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2005 Feb 15; 6(1):168-72.
Plemons JM, Gonzales TS, Burkhart NW. Vesiculobullous diseases of the oral cavity. Periodontol 2000. 1999 Oct; 21:158-75.