publication . Article . 2011

Prevalence of herpes simplex, Epstein Barr and human papilloma viruses in oral lichen planus

Benay Yıldırım; Burcu Sengüven; Cem Demir;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: Spain
Objectives: The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of Herpes Simplex virus, Epstein Barr virus and Human Papilloma virus -16 in oral lichen planus cases and to evaluate whether any clinical variant, histopathological or demographic feature correlates with these viruses. Study Design: The study was conducted on 65 cases. Viruses were detected immunohistochemically. We evaluated the histopathological and demographic features and statistically analysed correlation of these features with Herpes Simplex virus, Epstein Barr virus and Human Papilloma virus-16 positivity. Results: Herpes Simplex virus was positive in six (9%) cases and this was not st...
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Medical Subject Headings: virusesstomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS, Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, General Dentistry, Herpes simplex virus, medicine.disease_cause, medicine, Virology, Immunology, Epstein–Barr virus, Simplexvirus, food.ingredient, food, Oral lichen planus, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Virus, Papilloma, Pathological, Epstein-Barr Virus Positive
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