The Effects of Corticosteroid Solutions in OLP Patients

구강편평태선에 대한 스테로이드 가글의 효과비교 연구

  • Jeong, Sung-Hee (Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Park, Su-Hyeon (Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Ok, Soo-Min (Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Huh, Joon-Young (Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Ko, Myung-Yun (Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Ahn, Yong-Woo (Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University)
  • 정성희 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 박수현 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 옥수민 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 허준영 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 고명연 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 안용우 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실)
  • Received : 2012.01.02
  • Accepted : 2012.01.30
  • Published : 2012.03.30


Oral lichen planus(OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disease with cell-mediated immune responses, but the exact cause is unknown. The treatment aim of OLP is not complete cure but to alleviate symptoms. In this study, two kinds of corticosteroid gargling solutions used for comparing the effects. From 2002 to 2010, 180 patients diagnosed with oral lichen planus and received topical steroid therapy in the Pusan National University Dental Hospital. Each of two types of solution contained dexamethasone (dexamethasone disodium phosphate) and prednisolone ($solondo^{(R)}$). A period of relief of symptoms and recurrence was recorded. The group using solution containing dexamethasone(dexa gargle) was prescribed to 33 patients(25 female, 8 male) and another group containing prednisolone (solon gargle) included 147 patients (114 female, 33 male). The effect of dexa gargle seemed faster than the solon gargle. There was no significant difference for recurrent rate between the groups using dexa and solon gargle.


Supported by : 부산대학교


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