Grinspan's syndrome

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Grinspan syndrome is a syndrome characterized by presence of the triad: essential hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and oral lichen planus.[1]

Oral lichen planus is thought to be a result of the drugs used for treatment of hypertension and diabetes mellitus but this is not confirmed.


  1. ^ Lamey PJ, Gibson J, Barclay SC, Miller S (August 1990). "Grinspan's syndrome: a drug-induced phenomenon?". Oral Surg. Oral Med. Oral Pathol. 70 (2): 184–5. doi:10.1016/0030-4220(90)90116-a. PMID 2290647.