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Regional odontodysplasia on the left side of the mandible: report of an unusual case

  • Yuezhi Ji1
  • Yunyi Wang1
  • Shuhui Huang1
  • Feng Zhang1,*,

1Department of Stomatology, The Children's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, National Clinical Research Center for Child Health, 310051, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

DOI: 10.22514/jocpd.2023.068 Vol.47,Issue 5,September 2023 pp.176-180

Submitted: 21 September 2022 Accepted: 24 November 2022

Published: 03 September 2023

*Corresponding Author(s): Feng Zhang E-mail: zfwl@zju.edu.cn

Abstract

Regional odontodysplasia (RO) is a rare developmental abnormality of epithelial and mesenchymal dental tissues. Due to its poorly understood etiology, assessing and discussing related clinical cases of this dental anomaly is crucial to guide professionals in improving its treatment and outcomes. This article aimed to report the case of a 9-year-old male patient who presented to our department with the main complaint of absent eruption of permanent left mandibular quadrant teeth. This is the first case reported in China from a patient with multiple cutaneous nevi on the face and neck, and based on the retrieved clinical and radiographic features, we described and discussed the treatment and etiology of RO.


Keywords

Regional odontodysplasia; Ghost teeth; Etiology


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Yuezhi Ji,Yunyi Wang,Shuhui Huang,Feng Zhang. Regional odontodysplasia on the left side of the mandible: report of an unusual case. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2023. 47(5);176-180.

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