hypodontia


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Related to hypodontia: oligodontia, anodontia, ectodermal dysplasia

hypodontia

[‚hī·pə′dän·chə]
(medicine)
The congenital absence of teeth. Also known as anodontia; oligodontia.
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On extraoral examination: This patient also had classical triad of hypohidrosis, hypotrichosis, and hypodontia along with prominent supraorbital ridge and forehead, sunken cheeks, depressed nasal bridge, and protruded lips.
Variable expression of familial hypodontia in monozygotic triplets.
Severe hypodontia or even adontia in children are very rare conditions, most often associated with congenital syndromes such as Down syndrome (trisomy 21) [46] or ectodermal dysplasia [53].
Multiple lesions may be seen in SchAlpfSchulzPassarge syndrome (a form of ectodermal dysplasia syndrome characterized by hypotrichosis hypodontia nail dystrophy palmoplantar keratoderma and periocular apocrine hidrocystomas).
Clinical and radiographical evaluation of non-syndromic hypodontia and hyperdontia in permanent dentition.
Group 2 with malocclusions was selected on the basis of treatment with the orthodontist, only excluding the cases which exhibited any signs of developmental defects like hypodontia or hyperdontia etc.
Hypodontia refers to the lack of development of 1 or more teeth.
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of hypodontia in a group of 10- to 14-yearolds from a group of orthodontic clinics in Puerto Rico.
Hypodontia -- This is where there are missing tooth or teeth such as a missing central incisor, a premolar can be use as a substitute.
This paper discusses the genetic regulation and signaling networks involved in epithelial-mesenchymal interactions during tooth development and the signaling pathway alterations that result in hypodontia.
Hypodontia, steep mandibular angles, dysmorphic teeth, and thin basal bone are the most common radiologigal findings that have been identified in such patients18.