Abstract| Volume 48, SUPPLEMENT 1, 165, May 2019

Reduced mouth opening in head and neck cancer patients

      Background: Trismus in head and neck oncology has been reported to present in a significant number of patients. It may occur as a presenting sign of malignancy, side effect of oncologic treatment, or as a first sign of recurrence. Restricted mouth opening compromises oral intake, oral hygiene, and speech. In addition, oral cavity inspection, either for dental care or for oncologic follow-up my become significantly impeded in patients with trismus.
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