• thrush
  • A False Whilst the white lacy appearance might be mistaken for lesions of acute pseudomembranous candidiasis or thrush, the faint white striae present on the buccal mucosa have the classical appearance of reticular lichen planus and, unlike thrush, are not rubbed off to leave a red area of mucosa. (bmj.com)
  • lesions
  • C True The cutaneous lesions of lichen planus tend to start on the limbs, particularly affecting the forearms and wrists as pruritic, flat-topped, polygonal papules a few mm in diameter which may have a delicate lace-like pattern of white Whickam's striae on their surface. (bmj.com)
  • E True Lichen planus shows the Koebner phenomenon, ie, lesions appear in an area of linear trauma such as a scar or a scratch. (bmj.com)
  • sore
  • Mouthwashes and sprays from your GP can help ease symptoms like burning or sore gums. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Medication currently taking: after 3 years,started diflucan(for mouth) almost every 100 mg day, nystan mouthwash when need immediate control of sore in mouth, Dapsone for what could be Lichen planus, Lyrica:for arm pain especially at the elbow(still have dryness with or without Lyrica) history:I am heterosexual. (ourhealth.com)
  • cases
  • As one might expect given its high prevalence, lichen planus can coexist with neoplasia at other sites in about 6% of cases, but it cannot be said to be a marker of internal malignancy. (bmj.com)
  • likely
  • Some sources state that if there is bleeding when the pseudomembrane is removed, then the mucosa has likely been affected by an underlying process such as lichen planus or chemotherapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • similar
  • Long term exposure to a variety of certain chemical substances may also lead to an increased risk of developing LP, but often these substances simply lead to rashes similar to lichen planus. (healthy-skincare.com)