Multi-site Mucocutaneous Lichen Planus: Where, What, Why...And How to Treat.
Dr. Pappas-Taffer received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan followed by her medical degree from Wayne State School of Medicine; both with honors. She subsequently completed her internship in medicine at NYU and her residency in dermatology at Brown University, where she served as chief resident. Following residency, she completed a Clinician Educator fellowship at Penn in Dermatology. She created designated clinics and became an expert in treating connective tissue diseases and multi-site mucocutaneous lichen planus. She is interested in identifying more targeted and effective treatments for mucocutaneous lichen planus.
Disclosure: Dr. Pappas-Taffer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Oral lichen planus is one component of mucocutaneous lichen planus. We will discuss subtypes, associations, evidence-based treatments, and pathogenesis of mucocutaneous lichen planus.
- Recognize extraoral manifestations of lichen planus and the need for screening.
- Review evidence-based treatment options for multi-site mucocutaneous lichen planus.
- Discuss associations with mucocutaneous lichen planus
- Consider pathogenesis and future research for mucocutaneous lichen planus.
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