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Quintessence Publishing: Journals: OFPH
Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache

Edited by Barry J. Sessle, BDS, MDS, BSc, PhD, FRSC

Official Journal of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain,
the European, Asian, and Ibero-Latin Academies of Craniomandibular
Disorders, and the Australian Academy of Orofacial Pain

ISSN 2333-0384 (print) • ISSN 2333-0376 (online)

Publication:
Winter 1998
Volume 12 , Issue 1

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Pain Preceding Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer

Wong/Wood/McLean

Pages: 52-59
PMID: 9656899

Over a 7-year period, 12 patients experienced recurrence of primary head and neck cancers preceded by severe orofacial pain. Pain began within 6 months following treatment in 10 of 12 patients and was progressive in 11 of 12 patients. Six patients died from recurrence, five within 2 years following onset of pain. No clear indication of malignant disease was evident despite clinical examination, plain radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and computed tomography. Pain was often mistaken for denture irritation. Frequently, no area of irritation was apparent.

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