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J Nepal Med Assoc
Lichen planus (LP), although a dermatosis, is more common in the oral mucous membrane than in the skin. Lesions of oral LP are classically found on the buccal mucosa and gingiva. Among the various types, the reticular lesions are asymptomatic and require no treatment, but pain and severe discomfort accompany the erosive or ulcerative lesions. Malignant transformation to squamous cell carcinoma developing in areas of erosive oral LP (EOLP) being a possibility, it is important for clinicians tofatcat:zffenujifvg75idssfywqcdvqq