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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 226-229

Neurofibromatosis type 1 with unusual oral manifestations


1 Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Professor and Head, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Postgraduate Student. Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Kamataka, India
4 Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
5 Postgraduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Raghavendra Kini
Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka
India
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Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetically transmitted autosomal dominant disorder with variable penetrance and about 50% of cases representing new mutations. It is progressive in nature and one of its unique feature is the diversity of clinical expression from one patent to another and even within a family. The disease is often characterized by complex and multicellular neurofibroma. It may also lead to different complications throughout the life of an affected individual. We report a case of NF involving alveolus of maxilla and mandible causing expansion of the buccal and lingual cortical plates in a 10-year-old girl


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