Oral manifestations of chronic graft-v-host disease.

  title={Oral manifestations of chronic graft-v-host disease.},
  author={Mark M. Schubert and Keith M. Sullivan and Thomas Hellman Morton and Kenneth T. Izutsu and Douglas E Peterson and Nancy Flournoy and Edmond L. Truelove and George E. Sale and C. Dean Buckner and Rainer F Storb},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={144 8},
Sixty patients were studied 180 to 500 days after allogeneic marrow transplantation to determine if late oral abnormalities were associated with the presence of chronic graft-v-host disease (GVHD). Lip and intraoral mucosal surfaces were evaluated for color, keratinization, atrophy, and erythema. Subjective complaints of oral pain and xerostomia were also recorded. Abnormalities were scored on a scale of 0 to 3 and tested for association with GVHD by chi 2 test. Oral manifestations most… CONTINUE READING


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