Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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ARTICO, Gabriela et al. Lichenoid reaction to carbamazepine in the oral mucosa: case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.4, suppl.1, pp. 152-155. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000700040.
Lichenoid drug reactions are more commom in skin, but they may also occur in the oral mucosa. It is difficult to diagnose these lesions due to their clinical similarity to the idiopathic oral lichen planus lesions. The present article reports a case of lichenoid reaction in oral mucosa associated to the use of carbamazepine, emphasizing the diagnostic process
Keywords : Carbamazepine; Lichen planus, oral; Mouth mucosa.