Successful Management of the Masochistic Habit in a Child with Santovuori-Haltia-Hagberg Disease (Infantile Neuronal Ceriod Lipofuscinoses) ZD47-ZD49
Dr. Vidyavathi H Patil,
Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, JNMC Campus,
Nehru Nagar, Belagavi-590010, Karnataka, India.
Self-injurious behaviours are usually related to paediatric patients with mental retardation. The management of such patients is quiet challenging to the paediatric dentists because of the difficulty to communicate with such patients regarding their feelings verbally. Here, we present a case report of successful management of self-injurious behaviour in a child with Infantile Neuronal Ceriod Lipofuscinoses (INCL).