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Dental Disturbance Classification and Severity Rating Scale of Sonis et al Following Cranial Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Hematology Oncology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Sonis et al used a modification of the dental disturbance classification and severity rating scale developed by Dahllof et al to evaluate children who have received chemotherapy and cranial radiation therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This can help determine the severity of the dental complications and the need for clinical intervention. The authors are from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and New England Medical Center Floating Hospital.

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