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A fatal case of rapid gingival enlargement: Case report with brief review.
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PMID:  24959052     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Myeloid sarcoma (MS) is a rare extramedullary tumor composed of primitive granulocytic cells. These lesions are commonly associated with other hematologic disorders such as myeloid leukemia and other myeloproliferative neoplasms. Although extremely rare in the oral cavity, this lesion was reported in gingiva, palate, buccal mucosa and extraction sockets. MS is an aggressive lesion associated with poor prognosis. Early identification and prompt treatment holds the key for increasing the disease-free period in these patients. In this context, we report a rare and aggressive case of MS, which ran a fatal course in a 45-year-old female patient.
Authors:
Srinivas Rao Ponnam; Gautam Srivastava; Narendradev Jampani; V V Kamath
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0973-029X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-24     Completed Date:  2014-06-24     Revised Date:  2014-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101227995     Medline TA:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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