Management of Oral Infections in Cancer Patients

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Management of Oral Infections in Cancer Patients

The myelosuppressive and mucosal-damaging consequences of cancer and cancer therapies place patients at high risk for developing infectious complications. Bacterial, fungal, and viral infections are all commonly encountered in the…

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Oral Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Oct 29, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Oral Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Hematopoietic cell transplantation is used to treat malignancies, hematologic and immune deficiency states, marrow failure syndromes, and autoimmune diseases. Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a clinical syndrome seen following allogeneic transplantation…

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