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Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 04/23/2014

Dysgeusia

In stem cell transplant patients, dysgeusia can occur secondary to either chemotherapy/chemoradiation conditioning or graft-versus-host disease. Refer to the Dysgeusia section in the Conditions Affected By Both Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation section of this summary for management recommendations.