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Case report on Gingival enlargement along with Amelogenesis Imperfecta a rare clinical entity in children


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Author Details : Neha Bhadoria, Pallavi Singh, Mohit Gunwal

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 61-64


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Abstract

Increase in size of gingiva is a common finding of gingival enlargement. It is characterized by evident growth of gingiva vertically towards incisal edge of clinical crown and horizontally towards buccolingual area and has increased prevalence on buccal surface of anterior teeth. Amelogenesis imperfecta consists of group of condition genetic in origin and affects the structure and clinical appearance of all enamel and all most all the teeth in more or less equal manner and it might be related to morphological or biochemical changes in body. It can be in isolated form or associated with other abnormalities as in syndrome. It can be autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, sex linked and sporadic inheritance pattern. In X linked form it may result from mutation in Amelogenin gene, AMELX. Autosomal recessive reports in families with consanguinity.

How to cite : Bhadoria N, Singh P, Gunwal M, Case report on Gingival enlargement along with Amelogenesis Imperfecta a rare clinical entity in children. IP Indian J Conserv Endod 2016;1(2):61-64

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