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Achondroplasia:A Case Report


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1 Private Practice, Chennai, India
2 Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospital, India
     

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Achondroplasia, most frequent form of dwarfism, is of special interest in the field of dentistry because of its craniofacial characteristics that includes relative macrocephaly, frontal prominence depressed nasal bridge, maxillary hypoplasia and dental malocclusion. The present paper reports a case of 30 years old male achondroplastic patient with review of the literature.

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Dwarfism, Cartilage, Gene Mutation, FGFR3 and Orofacial Manifestation.
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Kavitaa Nedunchezhian
Private Practice, Chennai, India
Nalini Aswath
Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospital, India

Abstract


Achondroplasia, most frequent form of dwarfism, is of special interest in the field of dentistry because of its craniofacial characteristics that includes relative macrocephaly, frontal prominence depressed nasal bridge, maxillary hypoplasia and dental malocclusion. The present paper reports a case of 30 years old male achondroplastic patient with review of the literature.

Keywords


Dwarfism, Cartilage, Gene Mutation, FGFR3 and Orofacial Manifestation.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F192014