Folia Medica (2018-09-01)

Effects of Low Level Laser Therapy on Erosive-atrophic Oral Lichen Planus

  • Mutafchieva Maria Z.,
  • Draganova-Filipova Milena N.,
  • Zagorchev Plamen I.,
  • Tomov Georgi T.

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 60, no. 3
pp. 417 – 424


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Background: The erosive-atrophic form of oral lichen planus (OLP) is associated with severe pain and burning sensation and is often unresponsive to treatment. Topical corticosteroids are considered as a medication of first choice but they can produce adverse effects. Therefore, new therapeutic approaches are required.