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
Pages (from-to)e14-e16
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • General Dentistry


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