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CASE REPORT

Dental Management in a 7-year-old Child with Ichthyosis Vulgaris: A Rare Case Report

M Divya Banu, Krishna Priya Vellore, S Niharika

Keywords : Dental caries, Dry lips, Filaggrin, Fishy-scales, Ichthyosis Vulgaris, Rhinitis

Citation Information : Banu MD, Vellore KP, Niharika S. Dental Management in a 7-year-old Child with Ichthyosis Vulgaris: A Rare Case Report. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2022; 5 (1):44-46.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3223

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-03-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Ichthyosis Vulgaris is a rare cornification disorder affecting the skin characterized by the accumulation of hyperkeratotic fish-like scales on the skin surface. It is a minor form of ichthyoses disorder. There is little evidence related to oral and dental manifestations in these patients. As their general manifestations can lead to oral and dental manifestations also, it is important to take various precautions by the dentists while managing these children. Also, preventive therapies can be initiated in them in the early stages to limit the acquired dental manifestations. This case reports various dental considerations and management carried out in a 7-year-old female patient who was a known case of Ichthyosis Vulgaris.


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