Oral lichen planus.
Lichen planus characteristically affects the mouth and skin. The rash is characterized by violaceous papules. The oral manifestations may be symptomless. The white striae on the erythematous base are characteristic features. Esophageal involvement may occur, usually presenting with dysphagia or pain on swallowing. Oral corticosteroids may be required to control the esophageal manifestations.
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