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Acute myeloid leukemia: a case report with palatal and lingual gingival alterations
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Keywords

Acute myeloid leukemia
Gingival alterations

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Chavan M, Subramaniam A, Jhaveri H, Khedkar S, Durkar SD, Agrwal A. Acute myeloid leukemia: a case report with palatal and lingual gingival alterations. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2015 Nov. 29 [cited 2024 Mar. 3];9(1):67-9. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8641994

Abstract

Acute myeloblastic leukemia (AML) is a malignant bone marrow disease. Due to its high morbidity rate, early diagnosis and appropriate medical therapy are essential. Dentists and physicians should be aware of the importance of recognizing oral manifestations of this systemic disease. Here we report a case of gingival alterations AML. The interesting clinical findings about this case are the severe alterations of palatal and lingual gingiva with almost normal labial gingiva. The need for early diagnosis and referral of this fatal disease are also underlined.
https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v9i1.8641994
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