Surg Pathol Clin 2011 Dec;4(4):1005-26
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA; Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.
Lichenoid changes in the oral mucosa can be encountered in a wide range of lesions and can have varied etiologies. Immune-mediated disorders, including lichen planus, mucous membrane pemphigoid, discoid lupus erythematosus, and graft-versus-host disease, can have clinical and histologic overlaps. Lichenoid reactions to dental materials, such as amalgam, or to many systemic drugs are also well documented. Read More