What is the focus of clinical history for suspected 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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The clinical history of oral lichen planus (OLP) and oral lichenoid lesions varies. Complete history taking and physical examination by an oral medicine practitioner or a dermatologist may be required in patients with extraoral symptoms or signs associated with oral lichen planus. [32]


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