How are the gingival lesions of lichen planus characterized?

Updated: Mar 29, 2018
  • Author: Jaisri R Thoppay, DDS, MBA, MS; Chief Editor: Jeff Burgess, DDS, MSD  more...
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Gingival lesions commonly appear with a fiery-red erythema that affects the entire width of the attached gingiva, a condition previously called desquamative gingivitis. [34]


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