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microdontia

 [mi″kro-don´she-ah]
abnormal smallness of the teeth.

mi·cro·don·ti·a

, microdontism (mī'krō-don'shē-ă, -don'tizm),
A condition in which a single tooth, or pairs of teeth, or the whole dentition, may be disproportionately small.
[micro- + G. odous, tooth]

mi·cro·don·ti·a

, microdontism (mī'krō-don'shē-ă, -tizm)
A condition in which a single tooth, or pairs of teeth, or the whole dentition, is disproportionately small.
[micro- + G. odous, tooth]

mi·cro·don·ti·a

, microdontism (mī'krō-don'shē-ă, -tizm)
Condition in which a single tooth, pairs of teeth, or whole dentition, may be disproportionately small.
[micro- + G. odous, tooth]
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Peg-shaped lateral is the most common form of microdontia, in which the crown appears cone or peg shaped and the root is often of normal length.
The dental microdontia was found in prob and II of family 2.
However, agenesis, microdontia and tooth impaction have been associated with Class II division 1 in Portuguese patients, showing correlation with retroclination of four or more maxillary anterior teeth.12
As a result of a series of chemotherapy for a period of nine months from the age of three weeks old, the patient's erupting mandibular canines are microdontia. Studies have shown the possibility of having microdontia teeth in the permanent dentition following chemotherapy below the age of 3.5 years old [21].
In addition, compound heterozygous or homozygous FGF3 mutations cause congenital deafness with labyrinthine aplasia, microtia, and microdontia (LAMM; OMIM no.
The frequency of other anomalies was as follows: molar-incisor hypomineralization 0.25%, turner hypoplasia 0.1%, fluorosis 0.1%, odontoma 0.1%, fusion 0.09%, gemination 0.06%, amelogenesis imperfecta 0.05%, dens invaginatus 0.03%, talon cusp 0.02%, taurodontism 0.02%, macrodontia 0.02%, dentinogenesis imperfecta 0.02%, dilaceration 0.02%, ectopic eruption 0.01% and microdontia 0.01%.
He had prominent nose, microcephaly, micrognathia, and microdontia. There were areas of hypo- and hyperpigmentation, cutis marmorata, and few cafe au lait spots on skin.
Microdontia is a widely reported feature of hypodontia in case reports and case series [19].
This lack in migration, and therefore the absence of interaction between mesenchyme and neural crest cells, has been associated with other problems observed in HFM patients, such as microdontia and hypodontia, (7) cleft palate and heart problems.
Seckel syndrome associated with oligodontia, microdontia, enamel hypoplasia, delayed eruption, and dentin dysmineralization: a new variant?.OralPathol Med.
In severe cases, it is often associated with conical teeth, microdontia and delayed eruption of permanent teeth, an increased freeway space and retention of deciduous teeth and also with taurodontism.