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J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2019 Jan-Mar;37(1):107-109. doi: 10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_194_18.

Neonatal molar in a child with Langerhan cell histiocytosis.

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Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, UCMS and GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Teeth which erupt in the 1st month of postnatal life are known as "neonatal tooth." The incidence of these teeth ranges from 1:2000 to 1:3500 live births. Natal teeth are more common in mandibular central incisor region, followed by maxillary incisor region and mandibular canine region. The neonatal or natal teeth in the maxillary molar region are a rare occurrence. This article represents a rare case of the neonatal tooth with Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

KEYWORDS:

Histiocytosis; Langerhans cell; neonatal teeth

PMID:
30804316
DOI:
10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_194_18
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