Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 140--143

Dental considerations in the management of children suffering from sickle cell disease: A case report


Y Ramakrishna 
 Department of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Y Ramakrishna
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha - 442 004, Maharashatra
India

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetically derived disorder characterized by the presence of an abnormal hemoglobin molecule, designated as hemoglobin S (HbS). It is one of the most common genetic disorder worldwide, with an estimated 70 million people carrying the sickle gene. This article describes the dental considerations in managing a 6-year-old child suffering from SCD (SS type).


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Ramakrishna Y. Dental considerations in the management of children suffering from sickle cell disease: A case report.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2007;25:140-143


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Ramakrishna Y. Dental considerations in the management of children suffering from sickle cell disease: A case report. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2007 [cited 2020 Feb 22 ];25:140-143
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