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Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder presenting as a nonhealing extraction socket: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  22668635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a well-recognized complication of long-term immunosuppression following hematopoietic or solid organ transplantation and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We present a unique case of PTLD that manifested with a nonhealing dental extraction socket 17 years after renal transplantation. We summarize the existing literature and present a review of an additional 25 cases. These highlight the variable clinical presentations of PTLD within the oral cavity and clear potential for delayed presentation at this anatomical subsite.
Authors:
Holly Cole-Hawkins; Eithne Fyfe; Chris Price; Miranda Pring
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-03-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology     Volume:  113     ISSN:  2212-4411     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576782     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e12-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Academic Clinical Fellow, Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol, UK.
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