Co-existence of Oral Lichen Planes & Chronic Liver Disease - A Coincidence?
Jyoti Gupta1, AK Bhoweer2 1 Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology R.V. Dental College, Bangalore - 560 075, India 2 Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology K.M. Shah Dental College, Vadodara, India
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
"Oral cavity is the reflection of an individual's general health" .Many systemic diseases have manifestations in the oral cavity. Systemic influences,such as endocrinal, immtlnological, nutritional and psychological states have an important role in thebalance between oral health and disease. This also holds good for a well known mucocutaneous disorder - "Oral Lichen Planus". The present study is carried out to deteremine any co-relation between oral lichen planes and chronic liver diseases.