Anomalies of tooth formation in hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

Michala Oron Lexner, Allan Bardow, Jens Michael Hertz, Lis Nielsen, Sven Kreiborg

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Abstrakt

The X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED) is the most common type of ectodermal dysplasia. The clinical identification of possible heterozygous females can be difficult because of the varying degrees of clinical signs caused by X-chromosome inactivation. This study is the first to elaborate on anomalies of tooth formation found in a group of hemizygous males and heterozygous females with known ED1 mutations. These tooth anomalies may be used as dental biomarkers for heterozygous females, enabling an earlier diagnosis, and therefore, better treatment and genetic counselling.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftInternational Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print)
Vol/bind17
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)10-8
Antal sider9
ISSN0960-7439
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2007

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