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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 685-686

Imatinib-induced dental hyperpigmentation in chronic myeloid leukemia in an adult female

Department of Medicine, S N Medical College, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Dr. Omkar Singh
Department of Medicine, S N Medical College, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.169576

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The course of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) has changed since the introduction of imatinb, and its side-effects are still being reported. We are reporting a case of a CML patient who presented to us with discoloration of the upper front teeth following 6 months of therapy with imatinib. On detailed evaluation, the patient was found to have imatinib-induced dental hyperpigmentation.


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