What should patients be told about the prognosis of oral lichen planus (OLP)?

Updated: Mar 29, 2018
  • Author: Jaisri R Thoppay, DDS, MBA, MS; Chief Editor: Jeff Burgess, DDS, MSD  more...
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Advise patients that oral lichen planus lesions may persist for many years, with periods of exacerbation and quiescence.


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