amelogenesis imperfecta

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amelogenesis imperfecta

[‚am·ə·lō‚jen·ə·səs ‚im·pər′fek·tə]
(medicine)
An inherited dental disorder that causes defective formation of tooth enamel.
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Prospective studies and animal experiments are needed to improve the knowledge about amelogenesis and MIH formation.
Hypomature Amelogenesis Imperfecta Several types of hypomature amelogenesis imperfecta have been described.
Meanwhile, the researchers continue to study people with amelogenesis imperfecta in families known to carry the tooth defect.
Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is defined as a rare developmental hereditary abnormality caused by autosomal or X-linked dominant or recessive genes.
Novel ENAM mutation responsible for autosomal recessive amelogenesis imperfecta and localised enamel defects.
A controlled study of dental development in amelogenesis imperfecta.
This association may be the result of the variation in timing, duration and severity of an insult or combination of insults affecting ameloblasts during the maturation stage of amelogenesis [Jalevik et al.
Disturbances during the transitional and maturation stage of amelogenesis result in pathologically soft (hypomaturated, hypomineralised) enamel of normal thickness.
amelogenesis imperfecta, fluorosis or chronological hypoplastic disturbances.
Concerning FS, Mathu-Muju and Wright [2006] repeated a possibly valuable suggestion for pre-treatment that has been noted previously for defective enamel in amelogenesis imperfecta cases by Venezie et al.
Amelogenesis Imperfecta due to a mutation of the enamlin gene: Clinical case with genotype-phenotype correlations.
The demarcated opacity was not caused by caries, fluorosis or amelogenesis imperfecta etc.