Oral Manifestations of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Pres-entation of a Case

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S Pourshahidi 1 , H Ebrahimi 1 , A Taghavi Zenouz 2 , Azadeh Andisheh Tadbir 3 , *

1 Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Fars, Iran

2 Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran

3 Assistant Professor of Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, [email protected], Fars, Iran

How to Cite: Pourshahidi S, Ebrahimi H, Taghavi Zenouz A, Andisheh Tadbir A. Oral Manifestations of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Pres-entation of a Case, Iran Red Crescent Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 11(2):206-209.

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Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: 11 (2); 206-209
Article Type: Case Report
Received: September 10, 2008
Accepted: January 11, 2009

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Abstract

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a rare syndrome, primarily diagnosed by clinical findings and family history. The clinical manifestations of EDS in the orofacial region consist of extra-oral and intra-oral manifestations. Its prognosis depends on the (sub) type and the proper, early diagnosis of the syndrome. The purpose of the present paper is to discuss the manifestations of this syndrome, especially its oral manifestations, and to present a case.

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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Oral manifestations

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