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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences


Dwarfism in complete denture – A Case Report


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Author Details : Sreenivasulu D., P. Muralidhar Reddy, Brajesh Gupta, Guguloth Harilal

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 135-136


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Abstract

Pituitary dwarfism is the most striking feature of the affected patient and the low growth velocity for age. The maxilla and mandible of affected patient are smaller with the permanent teeth showing a delayed pattern of eruption. The dental arches are smaller than the normal and therefore cannot accommodate all the teeth resulting in dental malocclusion. In this patient receive dental treatment for physiologic and psychosocial reason. In this case pertain to the prosthodontic treatment of this disorder with customized acrylic teeth and cross bite in complete denture treatment.

Keywords
: Short stature, Pituitary dwarfism, Complete denture, Growth hormone deficiency.

How to cite : Sreenivasulu D., Reddy P M, Gupta B, Harilal G, Dwarfism in complete denture – A Case Report. Santosh Univ J Health Sci 2016;2(2):135-136

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