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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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    Abstract

    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
    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: Medicine and Dentistry
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Rosnah Mohd Zain
    Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2012 08:18
    Last Modified: 03 Feb 2012 08:18
    URI: http://opendepot.org/id/eprint/644

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