The effectiveness of treatment with enoxaparin in lichen planus
Derya Uçmak 1 * , Gökçen Balcı, Mehmet Harman
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1 Department of Dermatology, Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Diyarbakır, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Objectives: As it is known, the low doses of Heparin’s analogues have the antiproliferative and immunomodulator activities. This research aims to evaluate the activity of enoxaparin by using the low doses.
Materials and methods: 21 patients with lichen planus diagnosis have been cured within 12 weeks. 3 mg of enoxaparin has been used for subcutaneus injection to all of patients weekly. The efficient and reliable data has been saved.
Results: The perfect recovery has been observed 15 (71%) of 21 patients, the distinct recovery has been observed 4 (19%) of 21 patients. The treatment has not given response on 2 (9%) of 21 patients. The best score has been received on acute generalized type of Lichen Planus.
Conclusions: As the result; it has been reported that enoxaparin treatment can be an effective choice in Lichen Planus medication. 


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Article Type: Research Article

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012, Volume 3, Issue 2, 172-173

Publication date: 12 Jun 2012

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