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Lichen Planus, Oral

"Lichen Planus, Oral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lichen Planus, Oral" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lichen Planus, Oral" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2006 and 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.