Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. Sep;60(3) Lichenoid dysplasia: a distinct histopathologic entity. Krutchkoff DJ, Eisenberg E. We have observed. Citation. M Virdi, A Sachdev, A Gupta, K Aggarwal. Lichen Planus Or Lichenoid Dysplasia: Is It Premalignant!. The Internet Journal of Head and Neck Surgery. We have observed, both in the literature and in practice, that pathologists frequently fail to appreciate subtle dysplastic features in lesions with lichenoid.

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However, in view of both the common occurrences of OLP and unresolved issues regarding its premalignant potential, the need for close follow-up of lesions with clinical lichenoid features clearly is illustrated 2. Total of ten cells were analyzed from each field.

How to cite this URL: J Dermatol Surg Oncol ; All three had persistent burning pain associated with large mucosal lesions. In case of misdiagnosis; if same treatment i.

Support Center Support Center. The chi-squared test did not show statistically significant differences between oral lichen planus and epithelial dysplasia in relation to the following cell alterations: Morphometric analysis of suprabasal cells in OLP showed increase in cell size when compared to other white lesions. At times, dysplssia lesions in discoid lupus erythematosus reveal lichen planus like white striae. Unilateral plaque type oral lichenoid lesion on the lateral border of tongue representing oral lichenoid dysplasia Click here to view.


Oral lichen planus versus epithelial dysplasia: difficulties in diagnosis

Furthermore, the role of Histochemical markers, Quantitative cytology and Morphometry as prognostic tools in evaluation of OLP has been proved beyond doubt.

Evidence-Based Approach Literature Evaluation: Lack of clinicopathological correlation in the diagnosis of oral lichen planus based on the presently available diagnostic criteria and suggestion for modifications. Discussion Considerable controversy exists in the literature as to whether oral lichen planus has an inherent predilection to become malignant.

Kamath VB et al. Oral lichenoid lesions- a review and update. J Clin Exp Dent ;2: A clinical study of patients with oral lichen planus in China.

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Since then, the severity of burning sensation has progressively increased. Furthermore, relevance of Histochemical markers as eysplasia tool in predicting the premalignant behavior of OLP needs more studies.

Systemic lupus erythematosus presenting with oral mucosal lesions: Nuclear Area, A C: Lee and Fabiger; Only one patient used tobacco cigarettes –this patient had recurrent oral candidiasis and was receiving multiple medications. Cells that were clumped together or not clear were not taken into consideration. Intraoral photograph revealing grayish white dyslasia like lesion on left buccal mucosa, measuring around 1.


Close Enter the site. Patil3 and Shekhar Kapoor 4. Moreover morphometric studies may help to distinguish benign from potentially premalignant lichen planus 7. It can be concluded from this study that the lichenold and objectivity of morphometric methods may be applied usefully to discriminate between purely benign, potentially premalignant and malignant lesions of the oral cavity.

Lichenoid Dysplasia‚ÄďA Case Report with a Review of Differential Diagnosis

Further more, treatment options varies if patient has OLP or dysplastic lesion. Oral Surg oral Med Oral Pathol ; The possible pre malignant character of oral lichen planus and oral lichenoid lesions: Oral lichen planus and oral lichenoid lesions; A critical appraisal with emphasis on the diagnostic aspects.

The oral lichen planus cases were reassessed by three independent examiners, following the histopathology criteria set by Eisenberg1 3 Table 1 to confirm initial diagnosis. In other words, this term is to be used when there are lichen planus like histological features in dysplastic epithelium.

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