Haematological Disorders and Malignancies

  • George Laskaris
  • Crispian Scully


Familial neutropenia is a rare haematological disorder characterized by quantitative decrease of neutrophils in the peripheral blood due to improper release of them from the bone marrow. An increased susceptibility of the patients to bacterial infection occurs.


Multiple Myeloma Oral Mucosa Main Clinical Feature Good Oral Hygiene Cyclic Neutropenia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Laskaris
    • 1
  • Crispian Scully
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical SchoolUniversity of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care SciencesUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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