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Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1997 Feb;26(1):51-3.

Early surgical management of invasive gingival aspergillosis in a neutropenic patient with leukemia: a case report.

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  • 1Department of Dentistry, Hiroshima Red Cross-Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Japan.

Abstract

Primary invasive aspergillosis of the oral cavity is a rare but serious complication in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of gingival Aspergillus infection in a neutropenic patient with acute myelogenous leukemia, who was successfully treated by an early surgical approach in combination with antifungal medication and granulocyte colon stimulating factors.

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9081255
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