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Natal tooth with Riga Fede disease: A case report

Jamani, Nurjasmine Aida and Ardini, Yunita Dewi and Harun, Nor Asilah (2017) Natal tooth with Riga Fede disease: A case report. In: 1st IIUM International Dental Conference 2017 in Commemoration of the Kulliyyah of Dentistry 10th Anniversary (1st IIDC), 6th-8th October 2017, Kuantan, Pahang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Natal tooth and neonatal tooth is a rare occurrence but can have a significant impact on lactation. A 45-day-old baby girl was referred for problem with breastfeeding. Her mother complained of painful nipple during nursing for the past two weeks. Physical examination of the mother's breast and nipple revealed normal findings. Examination of the baby's oral cavity revealed a natal tooth over the mandibular anterior region, small in size, whitish opaque in colour and exhibiting grade 1 mobility. There was a whitish ulcer over the ventral aspect of the tongue. A diagnosis of natal tooth in association with Riga Fede disease was made. The baby underwent tooth extraction under topical anaesthesia. Subsequently, breastfeeding was able to be continued without any problem. Hence, extraction of natal tooth should be individualized and properly assessed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5696/58990
Uncontrolled Keywords: natal tooth, Riga Fede disease
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Dr Nurjasmine Aida Jamani
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2017 09:55
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2017 09:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58990

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