Flashcards in Dental aspects of haematological disorders Deck (15):
alcoholol, thrombocytopenia, drugs
oral signs of coagulopathies?
bleeding gums - spont, brushing/eating, 1st thing in morning, after invasive tx
what is idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura?
autoimmune, prolonged bleeding, tx with steroids/splenectomy, avoid regional blocks, platelet transfusion below 50x10*l
local haemostatic measures
avoid aspiring NSAID
normal platelet count?
150-400x10(power of nine)/litre
Increased risk of MRONJ if taking?
steroids with a bisphosophonate
why would an IDB cause problems in someone with a blood disorder?
risk of nicking vessel = bleeding
could compromise breathing
alcohol caused coagulopathies by?
bleeding tendancy due to liver cirrhosis, thrombocytopenia due to marrow suppression
an undiagnosed diabetic, iron, B12, folic acid,
ask if pt has systemic signs of anaemia
what is candidiasis caused by?
B12, folate anaemia
minor apthous ulceration caused by?
anaemia, iron, b12, folate
folic acid deficiency could be caused by?
haematological malignancies signs in mouth?
infection - candida, primary herpetic ulcers
2 bouts of AUG, what could you look at?
take bloods if second lot
could be an underlying cause