Research Article
Volume 21 Issue 8 - 2022
Prevalence of Oral Lichen Planus in Patients Coming to Outreach Program in Kavera District Kathmandu, Nepal-A Cross Sectional Survey
Yadav K1, Pramod Kumar Yadav2*, Yadav P3, Sharma VK4, Fatima N5 and Rachuru SY6

1Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Dentistry, People’s Dental College and Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
2Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. Z.A. Dental College, AMU, Aligarh, India
3Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
4Professor, Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. Z.A. Dental College, AMU, Aligarh, India
5BDS, Tulip Ln, Westland, Michigan, USA
6Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Dentistry, Anil Neerukonda Institute of Dental Sciences, Visakhapatnam, India
*Corresponding Author: Pramod Kumar Yadav, Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. Z.A. Dental College, AMU, Aligarh, India.
Received: July 18, 2022; Published: July 27, 2022




Abstract

Background: A cross sectional study was done in patients coming to diagnostic camp in Kavera district Kathmandu.

Materials and Methods: A total of 125 subjects between 18 - 80 years of age were selected for the study. It contains the demographic profile, which includes age, gender, site of lesion and distribution of lesions. Descriptive statistics like mean and percentages were used for the analysis.

Result: oral lichens planus seen more in males as compare to female and site wise it is more commonly seen in buccal mucosa and distribution of lesions may be seen more in reticular area.

Conclusion: The present study shows about the etiology or the patients suffering from some systemic problems either taking drugs.

Keywords: Oral Lichen Planus; Kavera; Cross-Sectional Survey

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Citation: Pramod Kumar Yadav., et al. “Prevalence of Oral Lichen Planus in Patients Coming to Outreach Program in Kavera District Kathmandu, Nepal-A Cross Sectional Survey”. EC Dental Science 21.8 (2022): 22-24.

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