publication . Article . 2011

Dental considerations in patients with liver disease

Cruz Pamplona, Marta; Jiménez Soriano, Yolanda; Sarrión Pérez, María Gracia;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry (eissn: 1989-5488, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medicina Oral, S.L.
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Introduction: Liver diseases are very common, and the main underlying causes are viral infections, alcohol abuse and lipid and carbohydrate metabolic disorders. The liver has a broad range of functions in maintaining homeostasis and health, and moreover metabolizes many drug substances. Objective: An update is provided on the oral manifestations seen in patients with viral hepatitis, alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver disease, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, and on the dental management of such patients. Material and methods: A Medline-PubMed search was conducted of the literature over the last 15 years using the keywords: “hepatitis”, “alcoholic hepatiti...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: General Dentistry, Fatty liver, medicine.disease, medicine, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Alcoholic hepatitis, Viral hepatitis, business.industry, business, Hepatitis, Jaundice, medicine.symptom, Gastroenterology, Liver disease, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Cirrhosis, Odontología, Ciencias de la salud, UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS
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publication . Article . 2011

Dental considerations in patients with liver disease

Cruz Pamplona, Marta; Jiménez Soriano, Yolanda; Sarrión Pérez, María Gracia;