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A Rare Clinical Variant of Oromandibular Limb Hypogenesis Syndrome Type I B

Ritesh Rambharos Kalaskar, Alkesh Godhane, Swati Demble

Keywords : Aglossia, Environmental factors, Hypodactyli, Microstomia, OLHS, Rudimentary ears

Citation Information : Kalaskar RR, Godhane A, Demble S. A Rare Clinical Variant of Oromandibular Limb Hypogenesis Syndrome Type I B. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2016; 9 (1):78-81.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1338

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-02-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Aglossia is a rare congenital malformation that often occurs as an isolated disorder or is observed in association with other congenital deformities, particularly limb defects. We present a unique case of a 7-year-old girl with aglossia, hypodactyli, rudimentary ears, retrognathic and V-shaped mandible. Her parental history revealed intrauterine exposure of medicines. The patient had problems in difficulty in eating, speech, taste sensation and hearing. The present case does not fit into Hall's classification of oromandibular limb hypogenesis syndrome (OLHS) which best describes hypoglossia and limb deformities. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to document the rare variant of OLHS which can be included in Hall's classification. How to cite this article: Kalaskar RR, Godhane A, Kalaskar A, Demble S. A Rare Clinical Variant of Oromandibular Limb Hypogenesis Syndrome Type I B. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2016;9(1):78-81.

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