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Congenital Tooth » Mouth K00.6

Definition:

Tooth natal, neonatal or congenital, may be hard or soft, in this case be confused with lymphangioma of the gingiva.
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They are not rare and their pathologic meaning still unknown.
Louis XIV, king of France was born with teeth and his wet nurses complain about it.
Frecuently associated with syndromes as Ellis-van Creveld {OMIM 225500}, congenital paquioniquia {OMIM 16200} and Hallermann-Streiff {OMIM 234100}.

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2 newborns with mandibular central incisors.

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