Orthodontic treatment for a patient who developed acute myeloid leukemia

Anne Marie Isaac, Eleni Tholouli

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    Management of orthodontic treatment requires specific attention when patients develop medical problems that affect their general health or require treatments that might not be compatible with orthodontic care. This article describes the interface of orthodontic and medical care in a patient who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia midway through her orthodontic treatment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)684-8
    Number of pages5
    JournalAmerican Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008


    • Adolescent
    • Anodontia
    • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
    • Combined Modality Therapy
    • Dental Care for Chronically Ill
    • Dentition, Permanent
    • Fatal Outcome
    • Female
    • Gingival Hyperplasia
    • Humans
    • Incisor
    • Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
    • Malocclusion, Angle Class II
    • Maxilla
    • Mouth Diseases
    • Neutropenia
    • Orthodontic Appliances
    • Orthodontics, Corrective


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