A case of molar-incisor hypomineralization with genetic and environmental influences

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Title A case of molar-incisor hypomineralization with genetic and environmental influences
 
Creator Kello, Erin
 
Subject
MIH; Molar-Incisor Hypomineralization; genetics; enamel development; case study; environmental risk factors
 
Description Background: Molar-Incisor Hypomineralization (MIH) is a common childhood dental pathology. This paper describes a case with familial involvement and environmental risk factors. Case Description: A 35-year old female has yellowish-brown opacities present on central and lateral maxillary incisors, right and left maxillary canines, right and left maxillary first molars, and right and left maxillary second molars. A 33-year old male sibling has yellowish-brown opacities on the right and left central and lateral maxillary incisors. The male sibling’s fraternal twin does not have evidence of MIH. A maternal grandmother also had evidence of MIH, though involved teeth are not known. Practical Implications: MIH is a condition with both genetic and environmental components. Practitioners should consider both etiologies when patients present with the condition. 
 
Publisher University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
 
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Date 2017-06-08
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://dentistry3000.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/dentistry3000/article/view/68
10.5195/d3000.2017.68
 
Source Dentistry 3000; Vol 5, No 1 (2017); 50-53
2167-8677
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://dentistry3000.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/dentistry3000/article/view/68/62
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Dentistry 3000
 

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