| CASE REPORT
|Year : 2007 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 43-45
Clinical and intraoral findings of a patient with tricho-rhino-phalangeal syndrome type I
S Karacay1, I Saygun2, Y Tunca3, N Imirzalioglu3, G Guvenc4
1 Department of Orthodontics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
2 Department of Periodontology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
3 Department of Genetics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
4 Department of Pedodontics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
Tricho-rhino-phalangeal syndrome (TRPS) is a rare and an autosomal dominant disorder having the following characteristics: slowly growing sparse hair, medially thick, and laterally thin eyebrows, bulbous tip of the nose, long flat philtrum and thin upper lip with vermilion border, protruding ears, cone-shaped epiphyses and swelling.
Our report intends to introduce TRPS to the dental literature and to present oral, clinical, and radiological data of a patient with TRPS. A rare association of supernumerary teeth was also diagnosed and one of them was extracted as it impeded on the eruption path of left premolar tooth.
Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Orthodontics, 06018, Etlik-Ankara
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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