Journal article

A Wolf in Sheep's clothing: A case report series of oral manifestations of multiple myeloma

Sophie Beaumont, Ray Mun Koo, Simon J Harrison

AUSTRALIAN DENTAL JOURNAL | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

Multiple myeloma is the most common haematological malignancy accounting for 10 % of all haematological cancers. Treatment of myeloma has evolved in recent years leading to improved survival. Lesions related to myeloma are frequently observed within the oral cavity and jawbone. In addition, many of the therapeutic agents have side effects with implications for provision of dental treatment. This case series aims to highlight some of these presentations to remind dental practitioners to be vigilant. Observation of suspicious lesions within the oral cavity or jawbone might warrant further investigation.