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Quintessence Int. 2007 Jan;38(1):75-80.

Prosthodontic treatment of hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with complete anodontia: case report.

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  • 1Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.


The hereditary condition known as ectodermal dysplasia is characterized by the absence or defect of 2 or more ectodermally derived structures. A case of a 6-year-old child with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with complete anodontia is presented. Common dental, oral, and physical conditions were taken into consideration. Clinical management consisted of removable complete dentures to improve psychologic development and to promote better functioning of the stomatognathic system.

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