Avances en Odontoestomatología
versión impresa ISSN 0213-1285
CERERO-LAPIEDRA, R.. Oral lichen planus malignancy. Av Odontoestomatol [online]. 2008, vol.24, n.1, pp.97-103. ISSN 0213-1285.
The most important complication of oral lichen planus (OLP), is the development of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). From 1910 when was reported the first case in a woman suffered OLP, many cases and cases series have been reported with values from 0 to 12,5%, and with follow-up ranking from 0,5 to 20 years. But many of this cases not had been accepted by some authors who disagree with the diagnostic criteria employed. By all previously cited, the cancerization of OLP is a very controversial topic in Oral Medicine. It has been performed a critical review of the recent literature about it.
Palabras clave : Oral lichen planus; Malignancy; Dianosis; Follow-up.