Presentation and management of ectodermal dysplasia: case report
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AKINBOBOYE B O
University of Lagos Journal of Dental Sciences
Ectodermal dysplasia is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of disorder with about 192 rare traits having absent , incomplete or delayed development of one or more of the four ectodermal spprndages of hair, teeth, nails and sweat glands. Oral manifestations Include agenesis of primary and permanent teeth, which manifest clinically as hypodontia, or anodontia. A case of ectodermal dysplasia is reported with clinical presentation of prominent lips, nasal bridge and forehead, wrinkling and hyperpigmentation of peri-orbital and peri-oral region. The patient also presented with hypodontia and conical incisors. Restoration of malformed teeth was carried out and missing teeth were replaced with removable prosthesis. Successful dental treatment involves a holistic approach with input from the various dental specialties.
Akinboboye B O, Ogunkola A O, Ayedun O S, Akeredolu P A, Oredugba F A. Presentation and management of ectodermal dysplasia: case report. University of Lagos Journal of Dental Sciences 2018; 2: 42-45.