Table of Contents
ISRN Hematology
Volume 2011, Article ID 823926, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/823926
Clinical Study

Late Effect of the Cervical Irradiation on Periodontal Status and Cariogen Flora in Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

13rd Department of Institute for Internal Medicine, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary
2Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary
3Faculty of Dentistry, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary
4Institute of Microbiology, Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary

Received 12 December 2010; Accepted 13 January 2011

Academic Editor: A. Bosly

Copyright © 2011 Zsófia Simon et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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