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Year : 2017 | Month : March | Volume : 11 | Issue : 3 | Page : ZD14 - ZD15

Achondroplasia with Polydactyly: A Case Report

Caroline Frank, Sameeya Shariff, Muddepalle Pavani, Balusubramanian Karthika, Sridhar Thathekalva

1. Intern, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Priyadarshini Dental College and Hospital, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India. 2. Intern, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Priyadarshini Dental College and Hospital, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India. 3. Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Priyadarshini Dental College and Hospital, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India. 4. Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Priyadarshini Dental College and Hospital, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India. 5. Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Priyadarshini Dental College and Hospital, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Caroline Frank,
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Priyadarshini Dental College, VGR, Pandur-631203, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India.
E-mail: drcarlynfrank@gmail.com

Abstract

An eight-year-old girl child reported to the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology with the chief complaint of unerupted permanent teeth for past two years. The child presented features like disproportionately short stature, rhizomelic shortening of arms and legs, long face, frontal bossing and saddle nose. Based on the findings of chest and spine radiographs and ultrasound the case was diagnosed as a rare bone disorder “Achondroplasia”. This case also presents a unique feature of polydactyly. Polydactyly is a manifestation in clinical medicine because it can serve as an indicator for a plethora of congenital anamolies. This case gained dental interest because of its characteristic craniofacial features. This article highlights the peculiar manifestations of this anamoly.

Keywords

Delayed eruption, Dental caries, Short stature

How to cite this article :

Caroline Frank, Sameeya Shariff, Muddepalle Pavani, Balusubramanian Karthika, Sridhar Thathekalva. ACHONDROPLASIA WITH POLYDACTYLY: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 March [cited: 2017 Mar 28 ]; 11:ZD14-ZD15. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=March&volume=11&issue=3&page=ZD14-ZD15&id=9477

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/24678.9477

Date of Submission: Oct 18, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Nov 03, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 30, 2016
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2017

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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