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Oral complications 

Oral complications
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Oral complications
Author(s):

Carla Ida Ripamonti

, Nicla La Verde

, Gabriella Farina

, and Marina Chiara Garassino

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550197.003.0013
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date: 23 September 2019

Chapter 13 discusses oral complications or cancer such as mucositis, infection, salivary gland dysfunction (i.e. xerostomia, sialadenitis), taste dysfunction (dysgeusia, ageusia), muscular fibrosis, cutaneous fibrosis, and trismus. Patients could also experience halitosis, abscess and fistulae formation, bleeding, osteoradionecrosis, soft tissue necrosis, or osteonecrosis of the jaw.

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