International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2018)

Leukemic gingival enlargement: A role of periodontist in early diagnosis and prompt referral: A case report


Dr. Maya Mhaske, Shraddha Bhandari, Rashmi Phadnis, Dr. Vrunda Kanjalkar

Leukemia is a malignant disease of bone marrow. Due to its high death rate it needs early diagnosis, prompt referral and medical treatment. Gingival enlargement is usually the first sign in specific types of leukemia. Here is a case report of 35 years old male presenting with gingival hyperplasia, gingival bleeding & systemic signs and symptoms of leukemia. This case report shows that gingival hyperplasia may represent an early manifestation of the underlying systemic disease. So the role of Periodontist in early diagnosis and prompt referral.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Maya Mhaske, Shraddha Bhandari, Rashmi Phadnis, Dr. Vrunda Kanjalkar. Leukemic gingival enlargement: A role of periodontist in early diagnosis and prompt referral: A case report. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 5, 2018, Pages 81-83
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development