HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS -6,16 IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF ORAL LICHEN PLANUS -A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disease . Human papilloma virus(HPV) -6,16 is seem to have significant relation with oral lichen planus.The Systematic review is to assess the presence of HPV-6,16 in the pathogenesis role of Oral lichen planus. Published literature on HPV-6,16 in Oral lichen planus from 19902016,were searched through PUBMED , MEDLINE and Google , performed.Articles were also selected by a hand search from the relevant journals .Finally ,a total of six relevant articles were reviewed. In our review , studies on HPV -16 in Oral lichen planus showed 17% positivity and studies on HPV -6 in Oral lichen planus showed 8% positivity . Results showed that HPV-6,16 do not have role in the pathogenesis of oral lichen planus. We can conclude from our review that Human papilloma virus - 6,16 cannot be detected in Oral lichen planus cases.
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