Is Oral Lichen Planus contagious?

Lichen planus is an ailment that can influence the skin and any other protective mucosa. This could be the oral, esophageal, vaginal mucosa and moreover the skin. Frequently, it is found just in the oral cavity. Generally, lichen planus influences around 2 percent of the populace. Despite the fact that the Lichen planus may happen in all age groups, ladies over the age 50 years are most normally influenced.

The reason for lichen planus, but rather hereditary qualities and resistance might be included. Discoveries recommend that the body is responding to an antigen (i. e. a hypersensitive sort response) inside the surface of the skin or mucosa.

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