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Dental findings in patients with West syndrome: A report of two cases
Written by Amit Khatri   
Thursday, 17 April 2014

Amit Khatri, Namita Kalra, Rishi Tyagi, Mani Baweja, Deepak Khandelwal

Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2014 32(2):168-171

West syndrome a rare, severe form of epilepsy occurs in early infancy. It is characterized by a triad consisting of infantile spasms that occurs in clusters, arrest of psychomotor development and hypsarrhythmia on electroencephalogram. We present here two cases of west syndrome where patients required dental care due to the presence of certain dental findings. Preventive measurements such as controlled diet and proper oral hygiene along with professional dental management are recommended in patients with west syndrome to avoid dental problems.

Read more at: http://www.jisppd.com/text.asp?2014/32/2/168/130988

 
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