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Prosthetic rehabilitation for a patient with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia: a clinical case
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Keywords

Ectodermal dysplasia
Oligodontia
Soft liner
Mucosa supported dentures

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Shekhar G, RamaRaju A, Rao C, Sarada S. Prosthetic rehabilitation for a patient with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia: a clinical case. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2015 Nov. 29 [cited 2024 Mar. 3];9(1):63-6. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8641993

Abstract

Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED) is a hereditary syndrome, characterized by a classic triad of hypotrichosis, hypodontia and hypohidrosis. The case of an 8-year-old girl with HED presenting oligodontia and marked resorption of maxillary and mandibular alveolar ridges is reported. A specially designed aluminum wire tray was used for taking impressions of both dental arches. Prosthetic rehabilitation included a removable maxillary overdenture and a mandibular conventional acrylic resin denture made tissue-compatible by means of a soft denture liner attached to denture base. The proposed treatment plan provided improved esthetics, function, and quality of life.
https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v9i1.8641993
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