What is it about?
This paper highlights the relevance of oral health screening in the early diagnosis of various infectious diseases, with a specific mention of the recent global public health emergency of international concern, the monkeypox outbreak.
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Why is it important?
Since, lesions in the oral and peri-oral areas are among the first to develop in the monkeypox disease, the oral health care fraternity can play a huge role in rapid case identification.
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This page is a summary of: Monkeypox infection: Relevance of oral health screening, Oral Diseases, August 2022, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/odi.14339.
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