Eating Disorders in the Female Patient: Pathophysiology and Treatment Strategies

Gayle Tutone Miranda, Vasiliki Karlis

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Abstract

Eating disorders are common in girls and women. Two common eating disorders-anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa-have significant medical complications. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons must be cognizant of the signs, symptoms, and medical consequences of these disorders. The increased incidence of these diseases has implications in the surgical management the oral and maxillofacial surgery patient. A review of the literature and guidelines in the perioperative management of these surgical patients are presented in this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-185
Number of pages13
JournalOral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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