Hutchinson teeth

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Hutch·in·son teeth

(hŭtsh'ĭn-sŏn),
the teeth of congenital syphilis in which the incisal edge is notched and narrower than the cervical area.
See also: Hutchinson crescentic notch.

Hutch·in·son teeth

(hŭch'in-sŏn tēth)
The incisors of congenital syphilis in which the incisal edge is notched and narrower than the cervical area giving a screwdriver appearance.
See also: Hutchinson crescentic notch
Synonym(s): Hutchinson incisors.

Hutchinson,

Sir Jonathan, English surgeon and pathologist, 1828-1913.
Hutchinson crescentic notch - the semilunar notch on the incisal edge of Hutchinson teeth, encountered in congenital syphilis.
Hutchinson disease - age-related guttate choroiditis.
Hutchinson facies - the peculiar facial expression produced by drooping eyelids and motionless eyes in external ophthalmoplegia.
Hutchinson freckle - a brown or black mottled, irregularly outlined, slowly enlarging lesion. Synonym(s): lentigo maligna
Hutchinson mask - the sensation experienced in tabetic neurosyphilis as if the face were covered with a mask or with cobwebs.
Hutchinson patch - interstitial or parenchymatous keratitis giving rise to neovascularization of the cornea. Synonym(s): salmon patch
Hutchinson pupil - dilation of the pupil on the side of the lesion as part of a third nerve palsy.
Hutchinson teeth - the teeth of congenital syphilis in which the incisal edge is notched and narrower than the cervical area. Synonym(s): notched teeth; screwdriver teeth; syphilitic teeth
Hutchinson triad - parenchymatous keratitis, labyrinthine disease, and Hutchinson teeth, significant of congenital syphilis.
Hutchinson-Gilford disease - a condition in which normal development in the first year is followed by gross retardation of growth, with dry wrinkled skin, total alopecia, and birdlike facies. Synonym(s): Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome; progeria
Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome - Synonym(s): Hutchinson-Gilford disease

Hutch·in·son teeth

(hŭch'in-sŏn tēth)
Teeth seen in congenital syphilis in which the incisal edge is notched and narrower than the cervical area.
See also: Hutchinson crescentic notch
Synonym(s): notched teeth, screwdriver teeth, syphilitic teeth, Hutchinson incisors.
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He was born with the characteristic birth marks, low muscle tone, strabismus in both eyes, (cross-eyes, or squint); mild learning disabilities, Tourette syndrome, seizure disorder, GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease), square and notched teeth, a hyperextended left knee, right renal agenesis (absent right kidney), fine and gross motor delays, frequent migraine headaches, and social skill problems.
Antarctic whale fossils of a similar age showed notched teeth that may represent the forerunners of a comb-like structure called baleen (137: 158).
The animal, which lived about 40 million years ago, had an unusual set of notched teeth arranged in a widely spaced row along its cheek, Mitchell reports in the December 1989 CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES.
While no modern whales use their teeth to feed this way, Mitchell notes that the Crabeater seal, which does not eat crabs, has notched teeth that is uses to filter krill and other invertebrates.