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ESTRADA PEREIRA, Gladys Aída; MARQUEZ FILIU, Maricel  and  GONZALEZ HEREDIA, Eugenia. Infection due to human papilomavirus in patients with oral lichen planus. MEDISAN [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.5, pp.784-791. ISSN 1029-3019.

A descriptive and cross sectional study of 85 patients with oral lichen planus associated with the virus of human papiloma, assisted in the estomatological service from the Specialties Polyclinic in "Saturnino Lora Torres" Teaching Clinical-Surgical Provincial Hospital from Santiago de Cuba was carried out from November, 2008 to the same month of 2011, with the aim of evaluating the results of the histological and pathological diagnosis of this disorder. Among the analyzed variables there were: age, sex, clinical histological and pathological diagnosis, anatomical localization, risk factors, cellular changes which appear in the epithelium and magnitude of the epithelial dysplasia. The age group 20-29, both sexes, the cheek mucosa as the place of greater incidence, the koilocytos presence as the most significant histological finding, high proportions of the mild epithelial dysplasia prevailed in the case material.

Keywords : human papilomavirus; oral lichen planus; clinical diagnosis; histological and pathological diagnosis; biopsy; koilocytos; epithelial dysplasia; secondary health care.

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