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Acquired coagulopathies?

alcoholol, thrombocytopenia, drugs

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acquired congenital?

haemophilia A/B
von willebrands
antiphospholilid syndrome

3

oral signs of coagulopathies?

bleeding gums - spont, brushing/eating, 1st thing in morning, after invasive tx

4

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

5

normal platelet count?

150-400x10(power of nine)/litre

6

Increased risk of MRONJ if taking?

steroids with a bisphosophonate

7

why would an IDB cause problems in someone with a blood disorder?

risk of nicking vessel = bleeding
could compromise breathing

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alcohol caused coagulopathies by?

bleeding tendancy due to liver cirrhosis, thrombocytopenia due to marrow suppression

9

angular chelitis?

an undiagnosed diabetic, iron, B12, folic acid,
S.aureus/candida infection
ask if pt has systemic signs of anaemia

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what is candidiasis caused by?

B12, folate anaemia

11

minor apthous ulceration caused by?

anaemia, iron, b12, folate

12

folic acid deficiency could be caused by?

celiac disease

13

haematological malignancies signs in mouth?

bleeding
infection - candida, primary herpetic ulcers
gingival swelling
lymphadenopathy

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2 bouts of AUG, what could you look at?

take bloods if second lot
could be an underlying cause

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if a tooth is loose assume what?

potential pathology