Necrotising Ulcerative Gingivitis: A Rare Manifestation of Pseudomonas Infection
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Management of intra-oral infections in immunocompromised patients can be potentially challenging and deceiving . Opportunistic pathogens including bacteria, viruses and fungi are the major cause of necrotising intra-oral infections in immunocompromised patients . Overlapping clinical features produced by various infective agents acting alone or in combination may challenge clinical judgement at bedside. We present a case of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who developed Pseudomonas aeruginosa related necrotising ulcerative gingivitis.
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