Topical retinoids in oral lichen planus treatment: an overview

Massimo Petruzzi, Alberta Lucchese, Carlo Lajolo, Guglielmo Campus, Dorina Lauritano, Rosario Serpico

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Treatment of oral lichen planus (OLP) is a major challenge for clinicians and patients. There is limited scientific evidence about topical treatment with retinoids. We conducted a literature review of data on the effectiveness and safety of topical retinoids in OLP patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-67
Number of pages7
JournalDermatology (Basel, Switzerland)
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Administration, Topical
  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Humans
  • Isotretinoin
  • Lichen Planus, Oral
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Retinoids
  • Treatment Outcome


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