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Table 2 Associations between characteristics of OLP and thyroid gland diseases

From: Oral lichen planus and thyroid gland diseases: possible associations

OLP characteristics (N) Hypothyroidism (N) P value Others Thyroid gland diseases (N) P value
Symptoms (55) 6 0.567 2 1.000
OLP type
 Reticular OLP (56) 8 0.768 2 1.000
 Atrophic OLP (18) 3 0.696 0 1.000
 Erosive OLP (28) 2 0.506 2 0.302
OLP sites of lesions
 Tongue (41) 4 0.554 0 0.147
 Buccal mucosa (89) 12 1.000 4 1.000
 Gingiva (65) 9 0.765 3 1.000
 Palate (7) 2 0.218 1 0.251
 Floor of mouth (8) 0 0.592 0 1.000