Reports of oral lichen planus affecting children are scarce in the literature.
The purpose of this article is to present a rare case of oral lichen planus affecting a seven-year-old child without concomitant cutaneous lesions.
Intraoral lesions and associated mild discomfort treated with topical corticosteroid therapy and a plaque control regime resulted in a favorable result.
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Dermatology Online Journal
Volume 16 Number 8
Oral lichen planus in childhood: A rare case report
Reddy Sudhakar MDS,
Mohammad Shahul MDS,
John Tenny MDS,
Manyam Ravikanth MDS,
N Manikyakumar BDS
Vishnu Dental College & Hospital,