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Disappearance of Oral Lichen Planus After Liver Transplantation for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Immunosuppressive Therapy in a 63-year-Old Japanese Woman

Yumiko Nagao 1 , * and Michio Sata 1 , 2
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1 Department of Digestive Disease Information and Research, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
2 Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: March 01, 2014, 14 (3); e16310
  • Published Online: March 11, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 21, 2013
  • Revised: December 29, 2013
  • Accepted: January 6, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.16310

To Cite: Nagao Y, Sata M. Disappearance of Oral Lichen Planus After Liver Transplantation for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Immunosuppressive Therapy in a 63-year-Old Japanese Woman, Hepat Mon. 2014 ; 14(3):e16310. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.16310.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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