Concurrent autoimmune orofacial lesions: A rare occurrence!

Apurva Nayak, Panjami Marish, Sunitha Carnelio, Gabriel Rodrigues

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Abstract

Autoimmune disorders occur either as a solitary lesion or in pairs, but it is unusual to find two autoimmune disease lesions in the oral cavity in a single patient, who has been previously treated for psoriasis. We present the case of a 30-year-old male who presented with complaints of severe burning in the oral cavity. Examination revealed the presence of co-occurrence of vitiligo with oral lichen planus with a history of psoriasis and was managed conservatively with good response to treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-100
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • General Dentistry

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