Turkish Journal of Health Science and Life, vol.4, no.1, pp.7-10, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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..