Excessive gingival bleeding in two patients with Glanzmann thrombasthenia.

@article{Toygar2007ExcessiveGB,
  title={Excessive gingival bleeding in two patients with Glanzmann thrombasthenia.},
  author={Hilal Uslu Toygar and Esra Guzeldemir},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={1154-8}
}
BACKGROUND Glanzmann thrombasthenia (GT) is an exceedingly rare but well-defined inherited disorder of platelet function caused by a defect in the glycoprotein IIb/IIIa complex. The association of GT with consanguinity has been noted, especially in geographic regions in which intermarriage is common. In most patients, GT is diagnosed during early infancy or before the age of 5 years. Common manifestations of this disorder are gingival hemorrhage, purpura, epistaxis, petechiae, and menorrhagia… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Oral Surgery in Patients With Glanzmann Thrombasthenia: A Case Series.

Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons • 2017
View 1 Excerpt

Clinical investigation of oral findings in inherited disorders of platelet function.

Turkish journal of haematology : official journal of Turkish Society of Haematology • 2011
View 3 Excerpts

Orofacial manifestations of hematological disorders: anemia and hemostatic disorders.

Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research • 2011
View 3 Excerpts

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 references

Glanzmann thrombasthenia

Orphanet journal of rare diseases • 2006

Recombinant activated factor VII combined with desmopressin in preventing bleeding from dental extraction in a patient with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia.

Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis • 2006

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…