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Manejo estomatológico del paciente pediátrico con cardiopatía congénita. Revisión de la literatura

Congenital heart diseases are defined as anatomical lesions of the heart that are presented at birth and represent a first-priority public health problem. Patients affected by this kind of pathologies show a large variety of symptoms and require proper dental care to maintain a healthy oral and overall status. Literature about dental pediatric care of patients with congenital heart diseases is limited. A systematic search in scientific databases and specialized journals on the subject was carried out with the aim of analyzing the available literature and propose dental guidelines for these patients.
Keywords: Congenital heart diseases, dental treatment, infectious endocarditis, pediatric patient.