[Use of standardized oral hygiene in the prevention and therapy of mucositis in patients treated with radiochemotherapy of head and neck neoplasms].

@article{Hasenau1988UseOS,
  title={[Use of standardized oral hygiene in the prevention and therapy of mucositis in patients treated with radiochemotherapy of head and neck neoplasms].},
  author={C Hasenau and B P Clasen and D Roettger},
  journal={Laryngologie, Rhinologie, Otologie},
  year={1988},
  volume={67 11},
  pages={576-9}
}
Aseptic mucositis is a regularly occurring complication during radiochemotherapy of head and neck cancer. In case of a superinfection with pathogenic microorganisms the degree of mucositits can make an interruption of cancer therapy imperative. It may also cause severe complications such as fulminating fatal infection, local spreading to the oesophagus and… CONTINUE READING