Treatment of oral lesions of chronic lichenoid graft-vs.-host disease by the addition of laser

Eur J Haematol. 2004 Mar;72(3):222-4.

Successful treatment of oral lesions of chronic lichenoid graft-vs.-host disease by the addition of low-level laser therapy to systemic immunosuppression.

Chor A, de Azevedo AM, Maiolino A, Nucci M.

University Hospital, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

We report a case of severe oral stomatitis caused by lichenoid chronic graft-vs.-host disease in which low-level laser therapy applied to the oral mucosa, in addition to standard systemic immunosuppressive treatment, resulted in quick healing and symptomatic relief.

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Case Reports
PMID: 14962242 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]


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