Oral Lichen Planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory oral cavity disorder which may arise on its own or accompanied with Lichen Planus of the skin. Know all about this common mouth disorder, including its possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
It is a persistent medical condition which affects the mucous membranes of the mouth and gives rise to papules, bilateral white striations, plaques on the gingivae and tongue. These forms of Lichen Planus lesions are not transmittable and have a distinct clinical morphology.
Written by Amit
on December 16th, 2012. The article was last updated on December 13th, 2012