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Amelogenesis imperfecta: Report of a case and review of literature.
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PMID:  21887005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a diverse collection of inherited diseases that exhibit quantitative or qualitative tooth enamel defects in the absence of systemic manifestations. Also known by varied names such as Hereditary enamel dysplasia, Hereditary brown enamel, Hereditary brown opalescent teeth, this defect is entirely ectodermal, since mesodermal components of the teeth are basically normal. The AI trait can be transmitted by either autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, or X-linked modes of inheritance. Genes implicated in autosomal forms are genes encoding enamel matrix proteins, namely: enamelin and ameloblastin, tuftelin, MMP-20 and kallikrein - 4. This article presents a case reported to Dr. D. Y. Patil, Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India, along with a review of this often seen clinical entity.
Mayur Chaudhary; Shweta Dixit; Asha Singh; Sanket Kunte
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0973-029X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-02     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101227995     Medline TA:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Oral Pathology, New Horizon Dental College and Research Institute, Sakri, Bilaspur, India.
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