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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 168-171

Dental findings in patients with West syndrome: A report of two cases


Departments of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) & GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Amit Khatri
Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, UCMS (Delhi University) & GTB Hospital, New Delhi - 110 095
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.130988

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West syndrome a rare, severe form of epilepsy occurs in early infancy. It is characterized by a triad consisting of infantile spasms that occurs in clusters, arrest of psychomotor development and hypsarrhythmia on electroencephalogram. We present here two cases of west syndrome where patients required dental care due to the presence of certain dental findings. Preventive measurements such as controlled diet and proper oral hygiene along with professional dental management are recommended in patients with west syndrome to avoid dental problems.






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