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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Brady West, Doreen C.; Richards, L.; Thame, J.R.; Moosdeen, Faridah; Nicholson, Alison M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Pathology
Article Title
Cancrum oris (Noma) in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: A complication of chemotherapy induced neutropenia
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
47
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
33-34
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Abstract
Cancrum oris (noma) has been most commonly described in malnourished debilitated children with poor oral hygiene following systemic childhood infections such as measles, pertussis or scarlet fever. This article describes a patient who developed this condition during a period of profound neutropenia following cytotoxic chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.....
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