Oral lichenoid reactions: A clinico-pathological study


Eleven hypertensive and nine diabetic patients under treatment with appropriate therapy show oral mucosal lesions mimic lichen planus. The clinical and histological features of the lesions were studied. Stress was made on the type and distribution of the inflammatory infiltrate seen in the histologic section of the lesions. It was found that the infiltrates show features differ from the infiltrate demonstrated in conventional lichen planus.