VACTERL SYNDROME: DIFFERENT DENTAL FINDINGS


Yiğit T., Kırzıoğlu Z. , Alpar R.

Turkish Journal of Health Science and Life, vol.4, no.1, pp.7-10, 2021 (Other Refereed National Journals)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Title of Journal : Turkish Journal of Health Science and Life
  • Page Numbers: pp.7-10

Abstract

VACTERL syndrome is a congenital malformation that effects multisystem. The characteristic symptoms of this syndrome are vertebral anomalies (V), anal atresia (A), cardiac defects (C), tracheoesophageal fistula together with esophageal atresia (TE), radial dysplasia, renal anomalies (R), and limb defects (L). The prevalence of VACTERL syndrome is 1/10,000-1/40,000. Clinical diagnosis can be made with at least three out of the symptoms. Oral manifestation of VACTERL syndrome has not been reported in the literature. Oral findings are the most noticeable point of his syndrome. So, we aimed to draw attention to oral findings in the syndrome in this study. This is the first case report that investigated oral/ dental findings which accompany supernumerary teeth and early tooth eruption..