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Tuberous sclerosis: a case report

  • K.L. Girish Babu1
  • Kavitha Rai1
  • Amitha M. Hegde1

1Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore-575018, Karnataka, India

DOI: 10.17796/jcpd.28.4.vr18106743j32r18 Vol.28,Issue 4,October 2004 pp.347-349

Published: 01 October 2004


A case of tuberous sclerosis (TS) with classic triad of seizures, mental deficiency and angiofibromas is

presented. The child also presented with self-mutilating behavior, which resulted in the fracture of her

anterior teeth. A comprehensive treatment was rendered to the patient under general anesthesia and a

mouth guard was given to prevent further trauma to the teeth.

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K.L. Girish Babu,Kavitha Rai,Amitha M. Hegde. Tuberous sclerosis: a case report. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2004. 28(4);347-349.


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