Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice

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

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


O Erken Gungor1, B Guzel Nur2, H Yalcin1, H Karayilmaz1, E Mihchi2 
1 Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
2 Department of Pediatric Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
H Karayilmaz
Department of Pediatric Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya - 07058
Turkey

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.


How to cite this article:
Gungor O E, Nur B G, Yalcin H, Karayilmaz H, Mihchi E. Comprehensive dental management in a Hallermann-Streiff syndrome patient with unusual radiographic appearance of teeth.Niger J Clin Pract 2015;18:559-562


How to cite this URL:
Gungor O E, Nur B G, Yalcin H, Karayilmaz H, Mihchi E. Comprehensive dental management in a Hallermann-Streiff syndrome patient with unusual radiographic appearance of teeth. Niger J Clin Pract [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Sep 24 ];18:559-562
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