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REVIEW ARTICLE

Strategies in Management of Oral Mucositis

Sonal Vahanwala, Sandeep Pagare

Citation Information : Vahanwala S, Pagare S. Strategies in Management of Oral Mucositis. Int J Head Neck Surg 2010; 1 (2):61-67.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1012

Published Online: 00-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Oral mucositis is a clinically important and sometimes dose-limiting complication of Cancer Therapy. Mucositis lesions are painful, affect nutrition, quality of life and often hampers continuity of the treatment modality. The pathogenesis of oral mucositis is multifactorial and complex. This is a review paper which discusses various aspects a clinician should know in management of mucositis.


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