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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 314-316

An unusual oral manifestation of hemophilia in a child


1 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Institute of Dental Sciences, SOA (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Community Dentistry, Institute of Dental Sciences, SOA (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sonu Acharya
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Institute of Dental Sciences, SOA (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jioh.jioh_183_18

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Dentists must know the impact of blood dyscrasias in the management of their patients. A good history taking in these patients is required to prevent any untoward incident in the operatory, and more so if any invasive treatment is planned. Most bleeding episodes are not worrisome and do not cause any emergency. However, there are cases where emergency management is required and must be provided immediately. Here, we discuss an extraordinary case of an 8-year-old male child who started to bleed after a minor trauma to lips and the blood clot restricted his mouth opening, to the point that there was complete mouth closure.


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