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Nonsyndromic double mesiodentes--hidden lambs among normal flock!
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22678735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mesiodens, a common supernumerary tooth, is found in the midline in anterior maxilla between the incisors. Its occurrence as multiples is termed as 'mesiodentes'. Double mesiodentes, a rare phenomenon, is seldom reported in literature and show a plethora of manifestations as described in the case report. They may not be apparent clinically, necessitating the use of imaging modalities and require careful evaluation to prevent complications. This paper presents a report of six double mesiodentes cases with negative family history for supernumerary teeth and absence of any syndromes. This is an effort to educate dentists about signs, symptoms, complications and management of mesiodentes.
Harshkant P Gharote; Preeti P Nair; Shaji Thomas; Guru R Prasad; Shikha Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-08     Completed Date:  2013-05-24     Revised Date:  2013-08-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, People's College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Incisor / abnormalities*
Tooth, Supernumerary / radiography,  surgery*

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