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Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas

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GARCIA PERALTA, Tania; FRESIA SANTANDER VINARDELL, Claudia  and  RODRIGUEZ ENRIQUEZ, Nayib. Integral dentistry attention to hematologic patients. Rev haban cienc méd [online]. 2009, vol.8, n.4. ISSN 1729-519X.

Hematological diseases most of the times are an Odontology Urgency, that's why odontologists must know how to relate some clinic oral signs with these diseases and get, through a good questionnaire, clinic inspection and complementary test, a diagnosis and under the right treatment in agreement with these patient's necessities. The main hematological diseases which have odontological features are: erythrocyte diseases, leukocyte diseases and platelets diseases. In the erycthrocyte diseases the more frecuently pathologies are the nutritional anemias for iron or B12 vitamin deficiency, the sickle cell anemias, the bone marrow failure anemias for example: the leukemias, the aplastic anemias and multiple myeloma; in the leukocyte diseases we studied the cualitative and cuantitive alterations, for example: neutropenias, leukemias, the Beguez- Chediak-Higashi syndrome and the Langerhans cells Hystocytosis. In the platelets diseases we studied hemophylias, purpures and others hemostasy diseases. The main oral signs are: gums hemorrages, sores, swelling gums and halytosis.

Keywords : Oral signs; odontology; Hematological diseases; hemoatology; Prevention/odontology; Odontology treatment; odontology..

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