alexa Lichen planus in India: an appraisal of 441 cases.


Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Author(s): Singh OP, Kanwar AJ

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Abstract An analytical study of 441 patients with lichen planus is presented. Lichen planus occurrence was 76\% of conditions seen at this institution. The sex ratio was 3:2. Most patients having the disease were in the 3rd decade of life. Lichen planus vulgaris (common type) was seen in 329 (74\%) patients, lichen planus hypertrophicus in 56 (13\%), lichen planus actinicus in 33 (7.5\%), lichen planus follicularis in 8 (2\%), lichen planus atrophicus in 8 (2\%) and lichen planus pemphigoides in 7 (1.5\%) patients. Mucous membrane involvement was seen in 127 (29\%) cases and nail involvement in only 7 (1.5\%).
This article was published in Int J Dermatol and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

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