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Oral lesions of sickle cell anemia: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15524263     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case report of the oral manifestations of sickle cell anemia is presented, with emphasis on the radiographic features of the disease and the surgical management of periodontal defects. The pathogenesis and clinical course of the disease are discussed, along with a review of clinical characteristics and management protocols. Recommendations for genetic counseling and an update of research in gene therapy of sickle cell anemia are also presented.
Jeremy Michaelson; Monish Bhola
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0026-2102     ISO Abbreviation:  J Mich Dent Assoc     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-04     Completed Date:  2004-12-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505621     Medline TA:  J Mich Dent Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  32-5     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Endodontics, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Alveolar Bone Loss / etiology,  pathology,  radiography
Anemia, Sickle Cell / complications*,  radiography
Bone Marrow / pathology,  radiography
Periodontal Diseases / etiology*,  radiography

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