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Management of orofacial pain in cancer patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11706416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pain in patients with cancer may arise due to the primary disease, or due to therapy of the malignant disease. Pain may be caused by oral infection, oral mucositis, and by alteration in musculoskeletal and neurological function. The management of orofacial and oropharyngeal pain in patients with cancer is reviewed in this paper.
Authors:
J B Epstein; M M Schubert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cancer. Part B, Oral oncology     Volume:  29B     ISSN:  0964-1955     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Cancer, B, Oral Oncol.     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-11-14     Completed Date:  2001-12-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214373     Medline TA:  Eur J Cancer B Oral Oncol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  243-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4E6, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Analgesics / therapeutic use*
Behavior Therapy*
Facial Pain / drug therapy*,  etiology*
Humans
Mouth Diseases / complications*,  etiology
Mouth Mucosa / microbiology,  pathology
Neoplasms / complications*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Analgesics

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