International Journal of Medical Sciences

Non-syndromic multiple supernumerary teeth in a family unit with a normal karyotype: case report

Francesco Inchingolo, Marco Tatullo, Fabio M. Abenavoli, Massimo Marrelli, Alessio D. Inchingolo, Mattia Gentile, Angelo M. Inchingolo, Gianna Dipalma

Abstarc :

Introduction. Hyperdontia is an odontostomatologic anomaly characterized by an excess in tooth number. It seems to occur more often in patients with hereditary factors concerning this anomaly: this case represents a rare form of hyperdontia, with bilateral multiple supernumerary teeth, with evident penetrance of the phenotype in the family unit engaged in the present study. The karyotype determination excludes a pathogenesis on chromosomal basis.

Key Word :
Hyperdontia, supernumerary teeth, impacted teeth

Volume 7, Number 6, - 2010