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Cleidocranial dysplasia

Cleıdocranıal Dysplasıa: A Rare Skeletal Dysplasıa

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.267

INTRODUCTİON

Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare congenital skeletal disorder that affects the intramembranose ossification bones and teeth and shows an autosomal inheritance pattern. The disorder is characterized by hypoplasia or aplasia of the clavicles, delayed closure of the fontanelles, supernumerary teeth, short stature.  The responsible gene for the pathogenesis of CCD is RUNX2 (1-4).

Accepted: 
04 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 24 Mar, 2016

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Clinical and Radiological Evaluation of Cleidocranial Dysplasia in Two Trinidadian Siblings

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.160
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521–5

ABSTRACT

Cleidocranial dysplasia is a rare developmental disorder of the skeleton and teeth that may be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait or occur spontaneously. This is a report of two Trinidadian; East Indian brothers aged 13 and 15 years referred from a private dental practice with the chief complaint of retained deciduous teeth. Subsequent clinical and radiographic investigations led to the diagnosis of cleidocranial dysplasia. The clinical and radiographic findings are discussed.

 

Accepted: 
11 Jun, 2012
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e-Published: 22 Jul, 2014
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