Oral lichenoid reactions during antimalarial prophylaxis with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine combination

Zain, R.B. (1989) Oral lichenoid reactions during antimalarial prophylaxis with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine combination. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 20 (2). pp. 253-256. ISSN 0038-3619,


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The prevalence of clinically observed oral lichenoid reaction in 186 Malay army personnel using Fansidar for 9 weeks was found to be 4.8. The prevalence was found to be 0.5 in 186 army personnel who had stopped using Fansidar for 2 months and 0 in 143 army personnel (control group) who had not used Fansidar for at least 4 months. The lesion showed a higher prevalence for the gingiva. There was no correlation between cigarette smoking and the occurrence of these lesions in each group

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fansidar; Pyrimethamine; Sulfadoxine; Article; Drug Mixture; Human; Lichenoid; Major Clinical Study; Malaria; Prophylaxis; Adult; Drug Therapy, Combination; Human; Lichen Planus; Malaria; Malaysia; Male; Mouth Diseases; Pyrimethamine; Sulfadoxine; Sulfanilamides
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry > Oral surger
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine & Periodontology
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Rosnah Mohd Zain
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2012 01:37
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2014 02:05
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2588

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