Priority 17 from the Oral and Dental Health PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What are the most effective ways of managing potentially malignant disorders (e.g oral lichen planus)? (JLA PSP Priority 17)|
|JLA question ID||0079/17|
Not available for this PSP
There is no strong evidence to support the role of surgical, medical or risk cessation techniques for reducing the risk or recurrence/malignant transformation of potentially malignant disorders.
A number of different interventions have been evaluated for the management of OLP specifically. There is no clear evidence suggesting the superiority of any specific intervention in reducing clinical signs of OLP.
For full details of the evidence checked, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.
|Health Research Classification System category||Oral and gastrointestinal|
|Extra information provided by this PSP|
|Original uncertainty examples||Original questions focus on the best treatment of oral lichen planus and its symptoms. Also some focus on how 'risky behaviour' (e.g betel quid chewing) can be reduced?|
|Submitted by||3 x patients, carers or members of public, 5 x health professionals|
|PSP unique ID||0079|
|PSP name||Oral and Dental Health|
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP||38 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)|
|Date of priority setting workshop||12 December 2018|