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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 66-68

Hunter's syndrome: A case report


Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kurunji Venkatramana Gowda Dental College, Sullia, Karnataka, India

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Dr. G Saurabh
402/ B Prabhu Apartment, Rajawadi, Ghatkopar (E), Mumbai - 400 077
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.149011

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Hunter's syndrome or mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) type II is an X-linked recessive mucopolysaccharide disorder caused by a defect in the metabolism of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) characterized by involvement of nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, and mucoskeletal systems along with numerous oral manifestations. This is a case report of a 13-year-old boy referred to the Department of Pediatric Dentistry with a chief complaint of irregularly placed teeth from a general physician. Here we highlight the pivotal role of pediatric dentists in diagnosis and treatment planning for patients diagnosed with such systemic conditions and the provision of advanced dental care in the management of the same.






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