Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 2nd, 2003
"Lichen planus (LP), common mucocutaneous disorder, involves not only oral mucosa and skin but genitalia membrane. LP is frequently seen in patients with HCV infection. This study evaluated patients with HCV-associated oral lichen planus (OLP) for vulvar and vaginal LP involvement, and the possible intraspousal transmission of HCV," wrote researchers in Japan.
"We examined a total of 24 female Japanese patients with OLP for genitalia LP: 14 OLP-HCV positive and 10 OLP-HCV negative. All subjects were evaluated for genital LP...
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