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6th World Oral Cancer Congress of the International Academy of Oral Oncology May 17- May 20 2017
The diagnosis of "lichen planus" may be incorrectly applied to a solitary white lesion and to lesions with ulceration, referred pain and lack of response to corticosteroid therapy. In two patients, the diagnosis of "lichen planus" lead to the delayed recognition of squamous cell carcinoma requiring extensive surgery.
Lichen planus, Ulceration, Oral Cancer
Narayana, Nagamani, "The Clinical Misdiagnosis of Lichen Planus and its Potential for Untoward Outcome" (2017). Posters and Presentations: College of Dentistry. 2.