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Glossary for Taurodontism

  • 49,XXXXX syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder that affects only females and involves body cells having five copies of the X chromosome instead of the normal two.
  • Dental conditions: Conditions that affect ones dentition
  • Ectodermal dysplasia anhidrotic: A rare inherited condition involving skin, hair, teeth and nail abnormalities. The condition is characterized by the absence of sweat and sebaceous glands, underdeveloped hair and teeth, characteristic face and other physical deformities.
  • Head Conditions: Conditions that affect the head
  • Mouth conditions: Any condition that affects the mouth
  • Otodental dysplasia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by ear and tooth abnormalities. The back teeth are large and have bulbous crowns without the normal grooves and features.
  • Taurodontism and disproportionate short stature: A rare syndrome characterized by the association of short stature, a tooth anomaly (taurodontism - large tooth pulp chamber) and vertebral and iliac abnormalities.
  • Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by kinky hair, tooth enamel and bone abnormalities. There are two different subtypes with type I being distinguished from type II by the presence of a small head and increased density in the long bones.


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