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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


A rare entity of chronic ulcerative stomatitis - A case report


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Case Report

Author Details : Vammi Sirisha*

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 233-235


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Abstract

Chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS) is an immune-mediated mucocutaneous disorder characterized clinically by erosions or ulcers involving mucosal surfaces and occasionally, the skin affecting 5% of the population. About 14% of cases exhibits concurrent cutaneous lichen planus and biopsy proven and distinct immunofluorescent features. Microscopically, the lesions usually described as clinical entity of Erosive lichen planus, which is the second most common form of oral lichen planus followed after reticular type. This case report reviews the clinical approach of Erosive oral lichen planus and timely treatment continued. Patient was counselled about the risk of malignant transformation and immediate biopsy was performed and histopathologically diagnosed as chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS), which may be a variant of lichen planus or a distant disease.

Keywords: Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis (CUS), Direct Immunofluorescent (DI), Stratified Epitheial Specific Antinuclear Antibody (SES-ANA), Hydroxychloroquine

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijohd.2019.053

How to cite : Sirisha V , A rare entity of chronic ulcerative stomatitis - A case report. Int J Oral Health Dent 2020;5(4):233-235

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