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Dental Extractions Guidelines for Patients Receiving Chemotherapy With Myelosuppression

Purpose:

To a dental extraction in a patient who will be receiving chemotherapy.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

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ICD-10:

Z51.1, K08.1, D75.9

Description:

Dental infections can be serious for a patient with chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. A patient with a dental infection related to a nonrestorable tooth may benefit from dental extraction . Extractions should be performed prior to the period of myelosuppression or after marrow recovery.

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