A lady presents with a history of burning sensation on eating spicy food. On examination bilateral white lacy streaks are present in the buccal mucosa. There is no history of tobacco abuse but amalgamated third molar is present. What is the diagnosis?
Ans: B. Lichen planus
- History of burning sensation on eating spicy food and on examination bilateral white lag, streaks (Wickham’s striae) in buccal mucosa and amalgamated the third molar is highly suggestive of Lichen planus.
- Self-limiting papulosquamous inflammatory disorder of skin of unknown origin.
- Pruritic, polygonal, purple, plain topped papule & plaques which often has a whitish lacy pattern on its surface (Wickham’s striae).