Unusual Post-Extraction Hemorrhage in a Cardiac Patient: A Case Report

Auluck, Ajit and Pai, Keerthilatha M and Seetharam Bhat, Kadengodlu and Thoppil, Paul S (2004) Unusual Post-Extraction Hemorrhage in a Cardiac Patient: A Case Report. J Can Dent Assoc, 70 (11). pp. 769-773.

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In patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease(CCHD), the need for antibiotic prophylaxis for infective endocarditis is well known among dentists, but not many dentists are aware of the associated hemorrhagic tendencies in such patients. We report a case of post-extraction hemorrhage in a patient with Eisenmenger’s syndrome and discuss the importance of more elaborate hematologic evaluation in patients with CCHD before oral surgery Eisenmenger complex/complications; oral hemorrhage/adverse effects; tooth extraction/adverse effects Journal of the Canadian Dental Association

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Eisenmenger complex/complications, oral hemorrhage/adverse effects, tooth extraction/adverse effects.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2011 05:30
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2011 05:30
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/190

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