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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 91-94

Contact lichenoid reaction secondary to cast metal and amalgam restorations


Department of Prosthodontics, The Oxford Dental College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. K Sasirekha
#10/A, Sri Mahi Comforts, Beside Oxford College Backgate, Hongasandra, Begur Road, Bommanahalli, Bengaluru - 560 068, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jid.jid_7_20

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Hypersensitivity reactions to dental restorative materials such as metals and amalgam may induce localized lesions in oral tissues contacting the restoration, usually manifested as lichenoid reactions. It is important to recognize and diagnose the lesion and etiology and further provide a suitable alternative restorative option for the patient. This article describes a case report of lichenoid reaction secondary to cast metal and amalgam restorations and sequential management of the same.


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