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Lichen Planus and TKR
TKRNObueno posted:
I am starting to wonder how many people who have been diagnosed with Lichen Planus shortly after their implant? I am finding out that I'm not alone...but it's difficult for many doctors to acknowledge that the Lichen Planus could be activated by the implant. However, I have been reading that they have connected lichen planus to dental implants..

I have had the metal test and found that I am allergic to certain components of the knee and bonding agent.... Anyone else experiencing this?
doublehips responded:
I have double total hip replacements made of titanium and plastics. I started showing signs of reticular lichen planus on the mucosa of my mouth within a couple years after this surgery. I have had no dental implants or restorations for decades. I've been doing an internet search for associations between joint replacements and lichen planus and so far have found that there may be an association between titanium impacts and allergic reactions in the skin at the implant site, but nothing mentioning oral lichen planus. Have you found anything?

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