Chronic Myeloid Leukemia and Associated Oral Manifestations

Authors

  • Suha Abdulhussein Hindy1 , Ali M. H. Alyassiri2 , Ali Q.L. Lilo3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13789

Keywords:

Leukemia, oral signs, complications.

Abstract

Background: Leukemia defined as a hematological disorder associated with proliferating white blood cellforming tissues as resultant increasing of circulating immature white blood cells or abnormal cells.
Aims of the study: To investigate clinically the oral manifestations or discomfort oral features in patients
with chronic myeloid leukemia.
Subjects, Materials and Methods: Thirty- three patients participated (17 males and 16 females) in the
current study with chronic myeloid leukemia already.
Results: Total numbers of cases were (33). (17 males and 16 females), the percentages of these results
showed gingival bleeding (87%), fungal infection (84%), oral petechiae (72%), gingival overgrow (63%),
and then finally painless oral ulceration (60%), The early diagnosis of this disease knowing that the first
clinical symptoms of leukemia happen in the oral cavity with normal or show challenging changes in initial
laboratory tests.
Conclusions: Because of their clinical importance for early diagnosis, all such lesions or pathological status
deserves the full attention of the doctors (like oral physician and general physician).

Author Biography

Suha Abdulhussein Hindy1 , Ali M. H. Alyassiri2 , Ali Q.L. Lilo3

1Assistant Prof. Dr. Oral Pathology, Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Diagnosis, College of Dentistry,
University of Babylon, 2
Assistant Prof. Dr. Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Diagnosis,
College of Dentistry, University of Babylon, 3Lecturer Dr. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral
Surgery and Oral Diagnosis, College of Dentistry, University of Babylon

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Suha Abdulhussein Hindy1 , Ali M. H. Alyassiri2 , Ali Q.L. Lilo3. (2020). Chronic Myeloid Leukemia and Associated Oral Manifestations. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 2587-2591. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13789