Unusual post-extraction hemorrhage in a cardiac patient: A case report

Ajit Auluck, Keerthilatha M. Pai, Kadengodlu Seetharam Bhat, Paul S. Thoppil

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)769-773
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Canadian Dental Association
Volume70
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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