Kabuki Syndrome with additional dental findings: a case report.

TitleKabuki Syndrome with additional dental findings: a case report.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCogulu D, Oncag O, Celen E, Ozkinay F
JournalJournal of dentistry for children (Chicago, Ill.)
Volume75
Issue2
Pagination185-7
Date Published2008 May-Aug
Abstract

Kabuki Syndrome (KS) is a multiple congenitali anomalies/mental retardation syndrome of unknown etiologyi. It is characterized by a dysmorphic face, postnatal growth retardation, skeletal abnormalities, mental retardation, and unusual dermatoglyphic patterns. The characteristic dental findings include hypodontia, microdontia, absence of upper laterali and lower central incisorsi and upper molars, abnormal tooth shape, widely spaced teeth, ectopici upper molars and malocclusioni. The purpose of this report is to describe common and additional dental findings and dental treatment of an 11-year old female patient with KS. This case report emphasises the importance of oral and dental manifestations for diagnosis.

Alternate JournalJ Dent Child (Chic)
Citation Key18647516