Unilateral Connation of Primary Mandibular Lateral Incisor and Canine Associated with Missing Succedaneous Teeth: Report of a Rare Case in SiblingsCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Umapathy Thimmegowda,
Rajarajeswari Dental Collage, No.14, Ramohalli Cross, Kumbalgodu, Bangalore-560074, Karnataka, India.
Connation is one of the developmental anomalies of the dental hard tissue. The terms such as double formation, double teeth, twinned teeth, synodontia, joined teeth, or fused teeth are often used to describe connation. Connation can be defined as union of two normally separated tooth germs typically leading to one less tooth than normal in the affected arch. It may be complete or incomplete. Connation in siblings are rare and probably show a hereditary aetiology. Here, we report two cases of unilateral connation of primary mandibular incisor and canine associated with missing succedaneous permanent lateral incisor in siblings along with their diagnosis and management.
Developmental anomalies, Mandible, Partial anodontia, Primary teeth
Umapathy Thimmegowda, Pavana Mysore Parameshwara, Navin Hadadi Krishnamurthy, Naveena Preethi. UNILATERAL CONNATION OF PRIMARY MANDIBULAR LATERAL INCISOR AND CANINE ASSOCIATED WITH MISSING SUCCEDANEOUS TEETH: REPORT OF A RARE CASE IN SIBLINGS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 December [cited: 2018 Jan 21 ]; 11:ZD01-ZD03. Available from
Date of Submission: Apr 15, 2017
Date of Peer Review: May 17, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Nov 08, 2017
Date of Publishing: Dec 01, 2017
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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