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Non syndromic oligodontia: case report.
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PMID:  23209359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Oligodontia is a rare genetic disorder which represents the congenital absence of more than six teeth in primary, permanent or both dentitions. It is usually a part of a syndrome and seldom occurs as an isolated entity. Genes responsible for non syndromic oligodontia are found to be MSX1 and PAX9 genes. In this case report a 13 year old boy is presented who had absence of all four second permanent molars and permanent mandibular incisors. The maxillary central incisors presented with conical shape. During physical examination, there was no abnormality in either hairs or nails, perspiration was normal and no congenital clefts of lip or palate was seen. Hence in this case, Oligodontia is not associated with any syndrome which is a rare finding.
Authors:
Pradeep Tangade; Manu Batra
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ethiopian journal of health sciences     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1029-1857     ISO Abbreviation:  Ethiop J Health Sci     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-04     Completed Date:  2013-07-04     Revised Date:  2013-07-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101224773     Medline TA:  Ethiop J Health Sci     Country:  Ethiopia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-21     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Public Health Dentistry, Kothiwal Dental College & Research Centre, Kanth Road, Moradabad-244001, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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