oligodontia


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oligodontia

[ō‚lig·ə′dän·chə]
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Oligodontia and curly hair occur with ectodysplas in a mutations.
10] made a compilation of 61 Swedish patients with oligodontia whose treatment had been planned in a multidisciplinary team and was finalised.
Oligodontia can occur in association with genetic syndromes or non syndromic isolated familial triat or as a sporadic finding.
8) Direct sequencing of AXIN2-coding regions and flanking intronic sequences in all members of a family who had oligodontia revealed a 1966 cytosine to thymine transition in exon 7, leading to a change of arginine 656 to a stop codon, premature termination of translation, and predisposition to the development of colorectal neoplasia.
The treatment of patients with severe oligodontia due to ectodermal dysplasia will differ according to the unique anatomic limitations, dental status, and age of patients.
PAX9 mutations are associated with oligodontia, microdontia, benign hereditary chorea, cleft of secondary palate, and absent thymus and parathyroid glands [Kavitha et al.
A novel mutation in PAX9 causes familial form of molar oligodontia.
Even though dental trauma, hypodontia, or oligodontia might also cause tooth loss, those, could no longer be assessed in these individuals.
The absence of teeth is broadly referred to as hypodontia, with some authors drawing a distinction between the congenital absence of one to six teeth (excluding third molars) as hypodontia, and the absence of more than six teeth (excluding third molars) as oligodontia.
Concomitant oligodontia with supplemental maxillary lateral incisor: A case report.
His dental abnormalities were oligodontia (fewer than normal teeth), microdontia (small teeth), in both upper and lower jaw with taurodontism (vertically enlarged pulp spaces extending in to the roots rendering tooth weak) (fig.
The literature contains numerous reports of exclusive occurrence of these anomalies; however coexistent oligodontia, hypodontia and supernumerary teeth or hyperdontia is a rare mixed anomalous condition of the human dentition [Das et al.