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CASE REPORT

Orofacial Cat Bite: A Case Report

Chandna Preetika, Vivek Kumar Adlakha, Manisha Prabhakar, Sanjeev Julka

Keywords : Cat bite, orofacial trauma

Citation Information : Preetika C, Adlakha VK, Prabhakar M, Julka S. Orofacial Cat Bite: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (2):56-59.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1031

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The article describes an unusual case of a 7 years old male child presenting with orofacial cat bite injury that occurred in infancy. This resulted in loss of deciduous and permanent tooth buds and consequently hampered alveolar growth. The patient was given a removable partial denture to restore function and aesthetics. The article highlights the importance of complete history, diagnosis and management of such injuries in children.


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