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General Considerations regarding Leukemia Leukemia is a malignant disease of the blood, where the uncontrolled proliferation of immature blood cells that originate from hematopoietic stem cell mutation occurs. Eventually […]
The oral manifestation of leukemia can be summarized as follows. In acute leukemias localized or generalized gingival hyperplasia is generally observed. It mainly affects the interdental papillae and the marginal […]
Table 1: Special considerations regarding oral complications, oral health, and dental treatment in pre-, immediate post-, and late post-HSCT. Special considerations Pre-HSCT (preconditioning) Immediate post-HSCT (neutropenic conditioning phase and engraftment […]
The following nerve fibers are responsible for pain of pulpal origin: A Delta Fibers: Largest diameter 3 to 20 mm Myelinated Faster conducting up to 100 m/s Responsible for […]
Suppurative inflammation involves the production of large amounts of pus. The generation of chemotaxins by bacteria results in a dense accumulation of neutrophils which undergo autolysis by their own lysosomal […]