Oral manifestations leading to the diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a young girl.

@article{Silva2012OralML,
  title={Oral manifestations leading to the diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a young girl.},
  author={Bradley A Silva and Carlos Rodrigo Barros Siqueira and P H S Castro and Sabrina N. dos S. Ara{\'u}jo and Luiz Evaristo Ricci Volpato},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={166-8}
}
BACKGROUND oral complications may be leukemia's first presentation. AIM to present a case of a young girl with a swelling on the face that led to the diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia is reported. RESULTS a 10-year old anemic girl was referred for evaluation and treatment of a swelling at the left-nasolabial region. Symptoms reported (tiredness, poor appetite, fever, lethargy, and musculoskeletal pain) and clinical findings (enlargement at the presternal region and brownish stain in… CONTINUE READING