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CASE STUDY
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-61

A single case study of treating hypertrophic lichen planus with Ayurvedic medicine


Department of Clinical Research, National Research Institute for Ayurvedic Drug Development, CCRAS, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Kshirod Kumar Ratha
National Research Institute of Ayurvedic Drug Development, CCRAS, 4-CN Block, Sector-V, Bidhannagar, Kolkata - 700 091, West Bengal
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ayu.AYU_1_16

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Ayurvedic medicines are often considered effective for chronic and lifestyle disorders. Hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) is a rare inflammatory skin condition and develops into squamous cell carcinoma in few cases. It has resemblance with Charma Kushtha mentioned in Ayurvedic classics. Conventional therapy used in this condition is unsatisfactory and is not free from side effects. A case of long-standing systemic steroid-dependent HLP is presented here which was intervened successfully with Ayurvedic modalities.


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