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Oral manifestations of thyroid disorders and its management.
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PMID:  21966646     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The thyroid is the major regulator of metabolism and affects all of the bodily functions. Thyroid dysfunction is the second most common glandular disorder of the endocrine system which may rear its head in any system in the body including the mouth. The oral cavity is adversely affected by either an excess or deficiency of these hormones. Before treating a patient who has thyroid disorder, the endocrinologist needs to be familiar with the oral manifestations of thyroid dysfunctions. The patient with a thyroid dysfunction, as well as the patient taking medications for it, requires proper risk management before considering dental treatment by the dentist. Thus, communication of dentist with endocrinologist must be bidirectional, to maintain patient's oral and thyroid health.
Authors:
Shalu Chandna; Manish Bathla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism     Volume:  15     ISSN:  2230-9500     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Endocrinol Metab     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-03     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101555690     Medline TA:  Indian J Endocrinol Metab     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S113-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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Department of Periodontics, MM College of Dental Sciences and Research, Ambala, Haryana, India.
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