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Dental Abnormalities Risk Factors After Radiation & Chemotherapy for Pediatric Cancer

Purpose:

To identify a patient who is at increased risk for dental abnormalities as a result of chemoradiation for a childhood cancer.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Otolaryngology
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T66

Description:

Kaste et al identified risk factors for dental abnormalities in children being treated for cancer. These can help to identify a cancer survivor who should receive close monitoring of orla health. The authors are from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and multiple oncology centers in the United States.

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