Clinical and radiographic oral changes in a case of American Burkitt's lymphoma.

@article{Moore1983ClinicalAR,
  title={Clinical and radiographic oral changes in a case of American Burkitt's lymphoma.},
  author={Steven A. Moore and Heidi Israel and George F. Johnson and John D. Bullock and Robert L Stout},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={1983},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={145-8}
}
Loosening of the teeth and dental pain were the presenting symptoms in a nine-year-old boy with American Burkitt’s lymphoma. Radiographic evaluation revealed osteolytic changes in the body of the mandible and there was an absence of lamina dura about the teeth. The papillae at the apices of the developing roots were enlarged, coalescent, and devoid of cortical margins. Burkitt’s lymphoma among Africans is a tumor with a well-known predilection for the bone around the dentition. Jaw changes in… CONTINUE READING