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Seckel syndrome: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11990056     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An interesting case of a seven years old boy with a combination of clinical, genetic, radiological, pathologic and dental findings is presented in view of Seckel syndrome literature. General appearance of the patient was characterized by small forehead, posteriorly slanted ears, slightly beaked nose, midfacial hypoplasia very stunted stature with microcephaly. He had borderline mental retardation with normal motor development. Class II dentoskeletal pattern with mild overjet and open bite, congenitally missing permanent teeth, microdontia, enamel hypoplasia, taurodontism and dentinal dysplasia was observed according to the clinical and radiographic examination. In conclusion, Seckel syndrome is not encountered routinely in dental clinics, this case illustrates the importance of dental care in such a rare condition.
Authors:
Figen Seymen; Bahar Tuna; Hulya Kayserili
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1053-4628     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Pediatr Dent     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-06     Completed Date:  2002-08-02     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9100079     Medline TA:  J Clin Pediatr Dent     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-9     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Istanbul, Turkey. figenseymen@superonline.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anodontia / pathology
Child
Craniofacial Abnormalities / pathology*
Dental Enamel Hypoplasia / pathology
Dental Pulp Cavity / abnormalities
Dentin Dysplasia / pathology
Dwarfism / pathology*
Ear, External / abnormalities
Forehead / abnormalities
Humans
Male
Malocclusion, Angle Class II / pathology
Mental Retardation / pathology*
Microcephaly / pathology
Nose / abnormalities
Open Bite / pathology
Syndrome
Tooth Abnormalities / pathology*

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