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Sickle-cell disease: a review of oral manifestation and presentation of a case with an uncommon complication of the disease

  • Ozgur Erdogan, Faculty of Dentistry, Rangsit University, Patum Thani, Thailand , Corresponding author; E-mail: ozgerdogan@yahoo.com
  • Halil Ibrahim Kisa, Faculty of Dentistry, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
  • Sureeporn Charudilaka, Private Practice, Bangkok, Thailand

Abstract

          Sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a genetic hematological disease, in which polymerization of abnormal hemoglobin leads to morphologic alteration in erythrocytes.  It is characterized with several systemic and local manifestations.  An unusual complication of SCD is the mental nerve paraesthesia, which is associated with acute phase of the disease.  The aim of this article is to review the general clinical and radiographic findings of the disease and to present a SCD patient with bilateral mental nerve paraesthesia.

Keywords: sickle-cell disease; oral complications; paraesthesia; case report

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DOI: 10.14456/rjas.2013.5

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