Mucocutaneous Candidiasis as First Manifestation of Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type I
Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1 exhibits very specific oral manifestations in the form of enamel hypoplasia and oral candidiasis. The authors present the case of a 10-year-old girl with autoimmune polyglandular syndrome characterized by chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis infections, hypoparathyroidism, and enamel hypoplasia. The importance of this entity is stressed, with special attention to the observed oral anomalies.
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Document Type: Case Report
Publication date: January 1, 2005
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- Acquired after the merger between the American Society of Dentistry for Children and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry in 2002, the Journal of Dentistry for Children (JDC) is an internationally renowned journal whose publishing dates back to 1934. Published three times a year, JDC promotes the practice, education and research specifically related to the specialty of pediatric dentistry. It covers a wide range of topics related to the clinical care of children, from clinical techniques of daily importance to the practitioner, to studies on child behavior and growth and development. JDC also provides information on the physical, psychological and emotional conditions of children as they relate to and affect their dental health.
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