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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 559-562

Comprehensive dental management in a Hallermann-Streiff syndrome patient with unusual radiographic appearance of teeth

1 Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
2 Department of Pediatric Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

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H Karayilmaz
Department of Pediatric Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya - 07058
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: The authors certify that they have obtained all appropriate patient consent forms. In the form the patient(s) has/have given his/her/their consent for his/her/their images and other clinical information to be reported in the journal. The patients understand that their names and initials will not be published and due efforts will be made to conceal their identity, but anonymity cannot be guaranteed.

DOI: 10.4103/1119-3077.156910

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Hallermann-Streiff syndrome (HSS) is a genetic disorder characterized by proportionate dwarfism, birdlike facies, hypotrichosis, skin atrophy, dyscephaly, bilateral microphthalmia, congenital cataracts, a narrow, weak, beaked nose, a hypoplastic mandible, and orodental anomalies. Occurrence is sporadic and distinct patterns of inheritance have not been found. This case report describes the dental management of a 3-year-old girl patient with HSS, who had unusual radiographic appearance of teeth. Furthermore, dental treatments and a 30-month follow-up period of the patient with this rare tooth structure malformation have been presented.

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