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Life-threatening oral mucositis following chemotherapy in a pediatric patient
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  • Kaoru Tsuboi,
  • Norihiko Tsuboi,
  • Kenichi Sakamoto,
  • Akira Takebayashi,
  • Daisuke Tomizawa,
  • Nao Nishimura,
  • Satoshi Nakagawa
Kaoru Tsuboi
National Center for Child Health and Development Hospital
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Norihiko Tsuboi
National Center for Child Health and Development Hospital
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Kenichi Sakamoto
Children’s Cancer Center, National Center for Child Health and Development
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Akira Takebayashi
Children’s Cancer Center, National Center for Child Health and Development
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Daisuke Tomizawa
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
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Nao Nishimura
National Center for Child Health and Development Hospital
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Satoshi Nakagawa
National Center for Child Health and Development Hospital
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Abstract

Pediatric patients undergoing chemotherapy may present upper airway obstruction due to severe oral mucositis. Although reversible, its clinical course correlates with the course of neutropenia and may be complicated. Thus, airway management in these patients must be determined on an individual case basis.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

14 Mar 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
15 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
15 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
16 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
06 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
02 May 20211st Revision Received
05 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
05 May 2021Assigned to Editor
05 May 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 May 2021Editorial Decision: Accept