Juliana Larocca de Geus, Karla Aguiar Cabral Cunha, Gustavo Salem Ribeiro, Yasmine Mendes Pupo, Gislaine Denise Czlusniak
The aim of this case report was to rehabilitate the child patient bearer of Ectodermal Dysplasia (ED), using all available therapies in dentistry. This is a male patient, age 8, leucoderma, which sought dental care, followed by his mother, went to the pediatric dentistry clinic at the State University of Ponta Grossa, Paraná, Brazil. We had to make anamnesis and clinical examination, where we noted the unusual anatomy and absence of some dental elements and dystrophic nails for scarce. We requested all documentation required to plan clinical treatment and procedures, involving pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and surgery. Besides the oral rehabilitation, we observed an improvement in the self-esteem of the patient, who must be followed for future clinical approaches that can be applied according to the craniofacial growth.
Published Date: 2019-08-31;