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Lichen Planus, Oral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lichen Planus, Oral
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.397
C17.800.859.475.560.397
Unique ID
D017676
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017676
Annotation
alone or with cutaneous lichen planus
Scope Note
Oral lesions accompanying cutaneous lichen planus or often occurring alone. The buccal mucosa, lips, gingivae, floor of the mouth, and palate are usually affected (in a descending order of frequency). Typically, oral lesions consist of radiating white or gray, velvety, threadlike lines, arranged in a reticular pattern, at the intersection of which there may be minute, white, elevated dots or streaks (Wickham's striae). (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry)
Previous Indexing
Lichen Planus (1966-1993)
Mouth Diseases (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Lichen Planus, Oral Preferred
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