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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