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2022 Oct 19

J Clin Med



Rate of Dental Extractions in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease.


Ahmad A, Mihalca D, Stacey B, Samaee S, Mehta D, Hibbs S, Freeman T, Chatterjee B, Ali E, Cheng L, Tsitsikas DA
J Clin Med. 2022 Oct 19; 11(20).
PMID: 36294495.


Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder associated with chronic haemolysis and anaemia, recurrent episodes of pain and potentially multisystem end-organ damage. A lot less is known about the dental health of these patients.