Comprehensive Pathogenesis of Oral Lichen Planus: A Review

  • Upasana Sethi Ahuja
  • Anuradha Yadav
  • Kesari Singh
  • Chitrang Dixit
Keywords: Lichen Planus, Pathogenesis, Antigen-specific, Non-specific mechanism

Abstract

Oral lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory disease of oral mucosa, which is autoimmune in nature and mediated by CD+8 T-cells. How these CD+8 T-cells bring about keratinocytes apoptosis and various processes occurring simultaneously result in the chronicity of the disease is always a point of discussion. This paper comprehends the various mechanisms of the complicated pathogenesis of OLP making simple to understand and helping in therapeutic approach.

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Published
2017-08-10
How to Cite
Upasana Sethi Ahuja, Anuradha Yadav, Kesari Singh, & Chitrang Dixit. (2017). Comprehensive Pathogenesis of Oral Lichen Planus: A Review. International Healthcare Research Journal, 1(5). https://doi.org/10.26440/ihrj/01_05/100

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