Relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the jaw

Abdulaziz A. Bakathir*, Aisha S. Al-Hamdani

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This case report describes the clinical case of relapse of precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the jaw of a 19-year-old female patient who presented with facial swelling, sensory disturbances of the face, and teeth mobility 10 months after a successful allogenic bone marrow transplant. The oral and dental presentations were the only features indicating leukemic relapse in this patient.

Original languageEnglish
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery
  • Dentistry(all)
  • Oral Surgery


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