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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and clinical features of oral lichen planus patients and healthy control subjects in the two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis/proteomics portion of the study

From: Putative salivary protein biomarkers for the diagnosis of oral lichen planus: a case-control study

  OLP (n = 5) Healthy control (n = 5) p
Age (years)
 Mean ± SD 56.8 ± 4.09 47.8 ± 3.9 0.007
 Range 52–61 44–53  
Gender
 F/M 4/1 4/1  
Clinical appearance
 R & E 3 (60%)   
 R & E (with erosion) 1 (20%)   
 R & E & U 1 (20%)   
Site
 Buccal mucosa 1 (20%)   
 Gingiva 2 (40%)   
 Buccal mucosa and gingiva 2 (40%)   
  1. SD Standard Deviation, R Reticular/hyperkeratotic lesions, E Erosive lesions, U Ulcerative lesions, OLP oral lichen planus