• Medicine
  • Published in Pediatric dentistry 1988

Neoplastic diseases in a pediatric population: a survey of the incidence of oral complications.

@article{Kamp1988NeoplasticDI,
  title={Neoplastic diseases in a pediatric population: a survey of the incidence of oral complications.},
  author={A A Kamp},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={1988},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          25-9
        }
}
A survey of 186 pediatric patients with neoplastic disease at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indiana was conducted to determine the distribution, frequency, and types of oral problems encountered during their hospitalization. Thirty-one per cent of the patients had some form of oral complications during the course of their hospitalization. Ten per cent of the patient population had existing dental treatment needs prior to cancer treatment. The oral problems most frequently seen were mucositis… CONTINUE READING

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