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Simultaneous occurrence of unusual odontodysplasia and oligodontia in the permanent dentition: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11310249     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Odontodysplasia is an uncommon clinicopathological condition with a variety of expressions. Although it is generally recognized as a localized disorder of dental tissue, its aetiology has not yet been well explained. In the present case, odontodysplasia with oligodontia in the permanent dentition is reported. The patient was in good health with normal stature and no other physical abnormalities. His parents and siblings were dentally and medically normal. The primary teeth appeared to be normal except for the primary second molars, where the enamel was malformed. However, the permanent incisors that had erupted into the oral cavity showed rough and hypoplastic enamel. An orthopantomogram showed 17 congenitally missing permanent teeth and malformation of the other 11 permanent teeth and tooth-germs. Because these findings were caused by developmental disturbances of both the mesodermal and ectodermal dental components, we diagnosed the present case as odontodysplasia accompanied by oligodontia in the permanent dentition.
T Fujiwara; K Nakano; S Sobue; T Ooshima
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of paediatric dentistry / the British Paedodontic Society [and] the International Association of Dentistry for Children     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0960-7439     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Paediatr Dent     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-19     Completed Date:  2001-05-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107511     Medline TA:  Int J Paediatr Dent     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-7     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Pedodontics, Osaka University Faculty of Dentistry, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Anodontia / complications*
Bicuspid / abnormalities
Dental Enamel / abnormalities
Dental Enamel Hypoplasia / complications
Dental Pulp Cavity / abnormalities
Incisor / abnormalities
Molar / abnormalities
Odontodysplasia / complications*
Radiography, Panoramic
Tooth Crown / abnormalities
Tooth Germ / abnormalities
Tooth, Deciduous / abnormalities

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