IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology

Downs syndrome associated with dentitia praecox in maxillary posterior region: A case report

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Author Details: Muqthadir Siddiqui M. A.,Rahul Tiwari*,Shilpa PH,Arun Ramaiah,Heena Tiwari

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-4702

Print ISSN : 2581-4699

Article First Page : 127

Article End Page : 128


Down syndrome or trisomy 21 is a chromosomal abnormality. Presence of neonatal or pre-deciduous teeth is commonly seen in downs syndrome. According to published literature maxillary and mandibular anterior teeth are commonly seen. Presence of Rege-Fida disease in infants with Down syndrome due to mandibular anterior neonatal teeth and secondary ulceration is well known, however presence of posterior neonatal teeth is rare. Here by we present a case report of a 48 day old child with Down’s syndrome with pre-deciduous dentition in the maxillary posterior region.

Keywords: Downs Syndrome, posterior Natal tooth, Neonatal tooth

Doi No:-10.18231/2581-4702.2018.0027