Document Detail


Dental findings and special care in patients with Angelman syndrome: a report of three cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23278148     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neurogenetic disorder, characterized by intellectual disability, movement or balance disorders, specific abnormal behaviors, and severe speech and language limitations. Due to its low incidence and the nonspecifity of developmental problems in newborns and young children, AS is not easily identified by clinical pediatricians. The aim of this paper is to present three cases of AS, reporting the orofacial characteristics and requisite dental care in these patients. Interestingly, this investigation found that certain typical features of mouth breathing syndrome, such as long and narrow faces, open mouth, shortened upper lip, lowered mandible position, shadows under the eyes (infraorbital cyanosis), muscular hypotonia, and enlarged and anteriorized tongue, were present in the three studied AS patients.
Authors:
Alexandra Mussolino de Queiroz; Talitha de Siqueira Melara; Paula Dariana Fernandes Ferreira; Marília Pacífico Lucisano; Andiara De Rossi; Paulo Nelson-Filho; Raquel Assed Bezerra Silva
Related Documents :
4817548 - Selective vitamin b12 malabsorption in two siblings.
5481218 - Flucloxacillin, a new isoxazolyl penicillin, compared with oxacillin, cloxacillin, and ...
2719648 - Reaction of 3-dehydroecdysone with certain n.m.r. solvents.
20402838 - A case of conn's syndrome revealed after oral sodium phosphate (fleet) preparation for ...
9601968 - The sapho syndrome: defining the radiologic spectrum of diseases comprising the syndrome.
4509638 - Autonomous erythropoiesis during erythroblastic crisis of chronic myelocytic leukemia.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1754-4505     ISO Abbreviation:  Spec Care Dentist     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8103755     Medline TA:  Spec Care Dentist     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-5     Citation Subset:  D    
Copyright Information:
©2012 Special Care Dentistry Association and Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Clinics, Preventive and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry of Riberão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Removable orthodontic appliance with nickel-titanium spring to reposition the upper incisors in an a...
Next Document:  Assessment of luteal function in the vervet monkey as a means to develop a model for obesity-related...