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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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A mutation in the mouse Amelx tri-tyrosyl domain results in impaired secretion of amelogenin and phenocopies human X-linked amelogenesis imperfecta.
Clinical diagnosis and management strategies of amelogenesis imperfecta variants.
The treatment planning for patients with amelogenesis imperfecta is related to many factors: the age, socioeconomic status of the patient, the type and severity of the disorder, and the intraoral situation.
Odontomas express cytokeratin 14, which is absent in advanced amelogenesis, and cytokeratin 7, which is present in Hertwig root sheath and stellate reticulum.
Osseous lesions in the maxilla can represent ossifying fibroma, fibrous dysplasia, amelogenesis imperfecta, or osteogenesis imperfecta.
Stress Response Pathways in Ameloblasts: Implications for Amelogenesis and Dental Fluorosis.
(21) Calcium also participates in the stage of amelogenesis in which there is loss of proteins from the matrix and input of calcium and potassium from the blood vessels that contribute to forming tooth enamel.