Acute myeloblastic leukemia (AML) is a highly fatal
malignant bone marrow disease. Physicians, dentists and all other healthcare
professionals should be aware of sinister oral signs and symptoms in order to
early diagnosis and referral of patients. Here we report a case of AML who
presented with oral ulcers. Ulcers developed after a parrot bite, which
initially misled the physicians. Unfortunately our patient did not survive, but
early diagnosis and prompt investigation and treatment can be life-saving in
many other similar cases.
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Alirezaei, S. , Bakhshi, M. , Taheri, J. , Mafi, A. and Moghaddas, O. (2013) Oral ulcerations as the first manifestations of acute leukemia: A case report. Open Journal of Stomatology
, 507-509. doi: 10.4236/ojst.2013.39083
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