What Are Systemic Disease Causes of Oral Ulcers?
Discussion Oral ulcers are common problems seen by dentists but pediatricians also see them. Usually families have are concerned because they are painful and acute. Ulcers are sometime noticed by the physician and not the family as in the case of herpangina or hand-foot and mouth disease. Chronic or recurrent ulcerations present less commonly and therefore it may be more difficult to determine their etiology. Many of the systemic disease causes of oral ulcers are overall infrequent and/or not common in the pediatric age range. Ulcers can be classified in several ways but acute ulcers are usually painful and last less tha...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Triggers Lichen Planus
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Smoking and Inflammatory Response in Oral Lichen Planus Smoking and Inflammatory Response in Oral Lichen Planus
This study investigated the impact of cigarette smoking on the course of oral lichen planus and markers of inflammation.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Drug-Delivery Patch Shows Promise for an Overlooked Disease
A biodegradable drug-delivery patch met the primary and multiple secondary endpoints in a phase 2b study in patients with oral lichen planus (OLP), a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by lesions and ulcers inside the mouth. According to AFYX Therapeutics, the study is the largest randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study ever conducted in OLP patients. The 20 μg dose Rivelin clobetasol patch (Rivelin-CLO) demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in ulcer area, and continued to show improvement through the end of four weeks, the Copenhagen, Denmark-based ...
Source: MDDI - April 28, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors for Oral Lichen Planus Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors for Oral Lichen Planus
Topical corticosteroids are standard therapy for oral lichen planus. Might topical calcineurin inhibitors be feasible as alternatives in patients for whom corticosteroids aren't effective?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Association of Oral Lichen Planus and Thyroid Gland Diseases Association of Oral Lichen Planus and Thyroid Gland Diseases
This study investigated a possible link between these two immune-related conditions.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Immunological Methods for Diagnosis of Oral Mucosal Diseases Immunological Methods for Diagnosis of Oral Mucosal Diseases
This review discusses the application of immunological methods for the diagnosis of several autoimmune blistering diseases, as well as oral lichen planus and discoid lupus erythematosus.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about lichen planus and psoriasis
Lichen planus and psoriasis are unrelated skin conditions. They share some symptoms, but the causes and treatments are different. In this article, we explore the similarities and differences between these two conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Causes Hyperpigmentation?
Discussion Skin color is primarily due to genetic factors. Melanocytes are usually found in skin in the basal layer of the epidermis which is also where the melanin usually lies. There are a range of normal skin phenotypes that have been described by Fitzpatrick and range from I-VI: I – pale white skin, blond hair, blue eyed, does not tan, always burns II – fair skin, blue eyed, tans poorly, burns easily III – darker white skin, burns initially then tans IV – light brown skin, tans easily, burns minimally V – brown skin, tans darkly easily, burns rarely VI – dark brown skin, alway...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 17, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Causes Post-Inflammatory Hypopigmentation?
Discussion Hypopigmentation can be worrisome for many families because of cosmesis and the worry that “something is wrong.” The normal natural changes in skin-tone over the year due to different light exposure and wide variations within individuals is not something that many people are aware of. Post-inflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of hypopigmentation. Vitiligo is the most common cause of depigmentation. Vitiligo is an acquired, depigmenting disorder with typical lesions appearing as milky white macules with distinct margins that are not scaly. Hair (including eyebrows and eyelashes) can be dep...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

ASK DR ELLIE CANNON: Why can't I get rid of this metallic taste in my mouth?
Dr Ellie Cannon addresses questions on oral lichen planus (pictured) - which can cause red patches, ulcers or blisters. She also addresses colitis, an inflammatory bowel condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Therapeutics for Adult Nail Psoriasis and Nail Lichen Planus Therapeutics for Adult Nail Psoriasis and Nail Lichen Planus
This article presents an approach for selecting current topical and systemic therapies, including new biologics.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Dermtreat Appoints Nishan de Silva, M.D., as CEO; Establishes North American Headquarters in San Diego
President, Research & Development, and Founder Jens Hanson, Ph.D., to lead R&D operations in Denmark SAN DIEGO and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 25, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Dermtreat, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company fo... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Personnel Dermtreat, Rivelin, clobetasol, oral lichen planus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Malignant Potential of Oral Lichen Planus/Lichenoid Lesions Malignant Potential of Oral Lichen Planus/Lichenoid Lesions
This new meta-analysis supports the concept that OLP and OLLs are associated with a small, yet measurable, increased risk for malignant transformation.Medscape Dental & Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

The use of topical corticosteroides in the treatment of oral lichen planus in Spain: A national survey.
Conclusions: There is a need for national guidelines in treatment for oral lichen planus (treatment criteria, drug, dose, treatment time and method of application of corticosteroid) that can be applied by all professionals who treat this disease. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 7, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

What Lichen Planus Looks Like: A Diagnostic Quiz
The condition is common but seen infrequently in primary care practice. Take this quiz for a quick refresher. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 25, 2016 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Leo Robert Tags: Quiz Skin Diseases Source Type: news

Lichen Planus
Title: Lichen PlanusCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/5/2000 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/11/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 11, 2016 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Is Telogen Effluvium?
Discussion Hair is an epidermal appendage. It has a regular cycle of phases where hair grows (anagen), rests (telogen) and has a transition phase (catagen) in between. Normal hair loss is ~50-100 hairs lost/day on the scalp. Normal hair grows about 2.5 mm/week. The history should include details about general health, health stressors especially in last 4-6 months including fevers, surgeries, new medication and life events are important. Review of systems for possible anemia, diabetes, and hypothyroidism and other autoimmune diseases should be obtained including fatigue, constipation, weight changes, night sweats, eye, mus...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Painful sex (dyspareunia) after surgical menopause
The post Painful sex (dyspareunia) after surgical menopause appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. A surgical menopause is one caused when a woman has her ovaries removed. It can also refer to a menopause triggered following a hysterectomy that has left her ovaries in place. There are many menopausal symptoms and some, like the hot flush, are often easier to deal with than others. Perhaps the hardest ones to overcome though are those that affect our sexual well-being and these include things like vaginal dryness or loss of libido. In this article we’re going to explore issues around painful sex because for some ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - July 8, 2015 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Menopause sexuality Source Type: news

Oral Lichen Planus and a failing dental implant: approach?
I have a 72 year old white female dental implant patient with a long history of Lichen Planus. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - March 21, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Impact of Dental Plaque on Gingival Oral Lichen PlanusImpact of Dental Plaque on Gingival Oral Lichen Planus
A study points to the importance of periodontal treatment to control the symptoms and discomfort of this painful oral condition. Medscape Dental & Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Lifecoach: why do I keep getting abdominal pains?
Our experts answer your health questions. This week, abdominal aches and dealing with hypochondria.     (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - April 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: hypochondria lifecoach health skiing abdominal pain lichen planus Source Type: news

Lifecoach: why do I keep getting abdominal pains?
Our experts answer your health questions. This week, abdominal aches and dealing with hypochondria. (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - April 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: hypochondria lifecoach health skiing abdominal pain lichen planus Source Type: news

Lifecoach: what is the difference between types of fats?
Our experts answer your health questions. This week: telling good fats from bad fats and curing lichen planus. (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - March 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: lifeocach health food student recipes health advice tennis elbow Source Type: news

Lifecoach: what is the difference between types of fats?
Our experts answer your health questions. This week: telling good fats from bad fats and curing lichen planus. (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: lifeocach health food student recipes health advice tennis elbow Source Type: news

Lichen Planus in Ear Not Uncommon
MIAMI BEACH (MedPage Today) -- The autoimmune disease lichen planus may affect the ear more commonly than previously thought, researchers reported here. (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 6, 2013 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news