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Oral complications 

Oral complications
Oral complications

Carla Ida Ripamonti

, Nicla La Verde

, Gabriella Farina

, and Marina Chiara Garassino

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date: 24 September 2020

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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