Hypophosphatasia: Diagnostic clues for the dental practitioner

Jilen Patel, Robert P. Anthonappa, Nigel M. King

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Hypophosphatasia has a wide clinical spectrum ranging from premature loss of primary teeth to neonat l death. The premature loss of primary teeth in a child with an otherwise unremarkable history may be the first sign of a more significant underlying disease. This report illustrates the role of the dental practitioner in facilitating the diagnosis of hypophosphatasia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-69
Number of pages6
JournalDental Update
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018


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