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Oral characteristics of Trisomy 8 and monosomy 18: a case report

Spano, Giovanni and Sale, Silvana and Campus, Guglielmo Giuseppe and Lugliè, Pietrina Francesca (2011) Oral characteristics of Trisomy 8 and monosomy 18: a case report. The Open Dentistry Journal, Vol. 5 , p. 136-138. eISSN 1874-2106. Article.

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Abstract

Several reports described various mosaic chromosomal syndromes characterized by alterations originated by either an excess or deficit in the number of chromosomes. A case of mosaic trisomy 8 and monosomy 18 with significant involvement of the oral cavity is described, both in terms of general medicine and from a dental-oral perspective, and the treatment plan was planned and discussed. Regular follow-up visits enabled to verify significant improvement in all parameters of the patient’s oral health, which urged us to press on with our quest to protect the right to health of patients affected by disabilities.

Item Type:Article
ID Code:6566
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Chromosomal syndromes, oral health, disabled patients
Subjects:Area 06 - Scienze mediche > MED/28 Malattie odontostomatologiche
Divisions:001 Università di Sassari > 01 Dipartimenti > Chirurgia, microchirurgia e specialità medico-chirurgiche
Publisher:Bentham Open
eISSN:1874-2106
Copyright Holders:© Spano et al.; Licensee Bentham Open
Deposited On:15 Nov 2011 17:34

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