OBJECTIVE: Children undergoing chemotherapy or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation may suffer from Oral mucositis. Therefore, the aim of this systematic review was to find the protocols which are used in the management of oral mucositis (OM) in children.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A search was performed to find the related studies. After reading the searched articles, 15 studies were selected for this review.
RESULTS: Good oral care, glutamine, some biological agents, and laser therapy, had a significant effect to reduce the pain sensation and occurrence of oral mucositis in children.
CONCLUSIONS: It has been concluded that there are many types of management, such as oral care and laser therapy, which can be used to reduce the severity of oral mucositis.Free PDF Download
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S.S. Alqahtani, S.D. Khan
Management of oral mucositis in children
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Vol. 26 - N. 5