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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part C

Evaluation of prevalence of oral lichen planus in a known population: A cross-sectional study

AUTHOR(S): Jasmin Singh and Sanjeet Singh
ABSTRACT:Background: Oral lichen planus (OLP), the mucosal counterpart of cutaneous lichen planus, presents frequently in the fourth decade of life. Vesicle and bulla are seen in the oral lesions of lichen planus. Hence; we conducted the present study to assess the prevalence of OLP in a known population of Samba region, Jammu.
Materials & Methods: The present study included evaluation of prevalence rate of OLP. A total of 200 subjects were included in the present study. Detailed demographic details and clinical details of all the patients were recorded. Mouth mirror and probe were used for making the clinical examination of the patients. All the results were recorded on excel sheet. Data were analyzed by SPSS software.
Results: Out of total 200 subjects, 120 were males and remaining were females. OLP was found to be present in 2 males and 1 female. Prevalence rate of OLP was found to be 1.5 percent.
Conclusion: OLP occurs in a significant proportion of population.
Pages: 136-137  |  788 Views  29 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jasmin Singh, Sanjeet Singh. Evaluation of prevalence of oral lichen planus in a known population: A cross-sectional study. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(1):136-137.
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