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Green teeth associated with hyperbilirubinemia: a case report
 

Type:  Articles

Pubblication date:  07/2014

Authors:  S.B. Patil, S. Hugar, S. Patil*

Language:  English

Institution:  Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kle Vk Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum (India) *Department of oral pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, M S Ramaiah University of applied Sciences, Bangalore (India)

Publication:  European Journal of Paediatic Dentistry

Publisher:  Ariesdue Srl

Keywords:  Bilirubin; Green teeth; Hyperbilirubinemia; Pigmented teeth.

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Title:  Green teeth associated with hyperbilirubinemia: a case report

Abstract:  ackground Green stain is an uncommon clinical condition associated with deposition of bilirubin in the dental hard tissues. The staining of the teeth is due to hyperbilirubinemia caused by systemic conditions. Case report The purpose of this report is to present a case of green teeth of the primary dentition in a 17-month old girl associated with hydrocephalus and Hirschprung’s disease. Conclusion The clinical characteristics of the teeth may help in the diagnosis of current or past systemic diseases.

 
 
 
 
 
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