Rehabilitation of a patient with chondroectodermal dysplasia

  • Srividya S Senior Lecurer, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Chandrasekharan K Nair Professor and Head of Department of Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, AECS Maaruti College of dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Jayakar K Shetty Professor and Head of the department of Implantology, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Abstract

A 24 year old female patient reported with a complaint of missing upper and lower front teeth since childhood. Medical history revealed that the patient had preexisting cardiac condition, rheumatoid heart disease with mitral valve prolapsed and mild mitral regurgitation. General physical examination revealed, that the patient was of a short stature with moderate built and marked bilateral genu valgum. Intraoral examination revealed that the teeth were hypoplastic with high caries rate, resulting in presence of several large restorations in relation to 16, 17, 26, 27, 28, 37, 47 with 12, 22, 31, 32, 33,34, 41,42,43,46 missing. The diagnosis was a case of Ellis Van Crevelo Syndrome (chondroectodermal dysplasia.) Treatment plan involved oral prophylaxis, extraction of 83, restoration of carious teeth, frenectomy of hyperplastic low attachment labial frenum, replacement of missing teeth – mandibular anterior teeth with removable partial denture and maxillary fixed partial denture – 13 - 23. The management of this case involved a multidisciplinary team approach involving medical (cardiac surgeon, general physician) and dental team comprising of prosthodontist, endodontist, periodontist

Published
2011-07-21
How to Cite
S, Srividya; NAIR, Chandrasekharan K; SHETTY, Jayakar K. Rehabilitation of a patient with chondroectodermal dysplasia. Trends in Prosthodontics and Dental Implantology, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 22-24, july 2011. ISSN 0975-9298. Available at: <https://trendsinprosthodontics.com/index.php/trends/article/view/181>. Date accessed: 31 july 2021.
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