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Oral diseases in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia with chemotherapy treatment

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Pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) usually develop oral manifestations due to the disease itself, as well as side effects of chemotherapy that severely affect their health and quality of life. The aim of this paperis to determine the prevalence of oral diseases in pediatric all patients with and without chemotherapy and its relation to the different phases of chemotherapy.

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Name: Revista medica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
ISSN: 2448-5667
Pages: 132-135

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