2022, Vol. 8 Issue 4, Part B
Prevalence of DM and hypertension with OLP in Kashmiri population
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Jahangir Ahmad, Dr. Tariq Ahmad Bhat and Prof Dr. Altaf Hussain Chalkoo
To assess the prevalence of DM and hypertension with OLP in Kashmiri population.
Materials & Methods: A total of 50 confirmed diagnosis of oral lichen planes were enrolled in the present study. Complete demographic and clinical details of all the subjects was obtained. A Performa was made and detailed clinical findings of all the subjects was recorded. Blood sugar levels were evaluated in all the patients. Criteria defined by American diabetic association was used for identification of diabetes. Blood pressure was recorded and hypertensive patients were evaluated.
Results: Mean age of the patients was 42.5 years. 58 percent of the patients were males while the remaining were females. 62 percent of the patients were of urban residence. Diabetes and hypertension were found to be present in 30 percent and 46 percent of the patients respectively.
Conclusion: Significant proportion of OLP patients are diabetic and hypertensive. Hence; further researchers are required for establishing their exact role in OLP.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Jahangir Ahmad, Dr. Tariq Ahmad Bhat, Prof Dr. Altaf Hussain Chalkoo. Prevalence of DM and hypertension with OLP in Kashmiri population. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2022;8(4):79-81. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2022.v8.i4b.1628