Prevention of secondary mucositis in antineoplastic therapy

Oral mucositis is the redness or a burning sensation produced by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It consists of inflammation of the digestive mucous membrane, frequently in mucous membrane in the oral cavity, and may lead to an ulcer, causing pain and/or difficulty eating as well as affecting the quality of life and the patient’s ability to continue with treatment.

Mucositis a Vall d'Hebron
Authorship: Vall d'Hebron
Creation date: 17.12.2021, 10:03
Modification date: 01.02.2022, 18:54
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