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Amelogenesis imperfecta and generalized gingival overgrowth resembling hereditary gingival fibromatosis in siblings: a case report.
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PMID:  23091740     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a group of hereditary disorders primarily characterized by developmental abnormalities in the quantity and/or quality of enamel. There are some reports suggesting an association between AI and generalized gingival enlargement. This paper describes the clinical findings and oral management of two siblings presenting both AI and hereditary gingival fibromatosis (HGF) like generalized gingival enlargements. The treatment of gingival enlargements by periodontal flap surgery was successful in the management of the physiologic gingival form for both patients in the 3-year follow-up period. Prosthetic treatment was also satisfactory for the older patient both aesthetically and functionally.
Authors:
Emre Yaprak; Meryem Gülce Subaşı; Mustafa Avunduk; Filiz Aykent
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in dentistry     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  2090-6455     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Dent     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-23     Completed Date:  2012-10-24     Revised Date:  2013-03-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101573242     Medline TA:  Case Rep Dent     Country:  Egypt    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  428423     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey.
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