Dental and skeletal changes in juvenile hypothyroidism following treatment: case report.

Odonto-stomatologie tropicale = Tropical dental journal

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Mg'ang'a PM, Chindia ML. Dental and skeletal changes in juvenile hypothyroidism following treatment: case report. Odontostomatol Trop. 1990;13(1):25-7.
A case of juvenile hypothyroidism is presented showing evidence of delayed shedding of deciduous teeth, root development, eruption of permanent teeth as well as retarded skeletal growth. Changes in dental and skeletal ages were of varying degrees following two years of treatment with L-thyroxine.