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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 68-71

Oral health management of a child with hirschsprung's disease: An uncommon clinical entity

Dental Health Care and Research Unit @Gharonda, HOSMAT Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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S Ghousia
Dental Health Care & Research Unit@Gharonda, Hosmat Hospital, #1, Grace Town, Kalyan Nagar, Hennur Junction, Hennur, Bangalore
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijpr.ijpr_32_20

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This article presents a case review of a three years eight months old master with a prediagnosed rare medical condition involving the gastrointestinal tract (GIT), namely Hirschsprung's disease. This medical condition involving GIT ailment and its usual treatment can influence the mouth and the oral environment. This article attempts to present a review of the prediagnosed medical condition and its possible influence on child's overall oral symptoms and signs if any and the management of the same. It is of utmost importance for every dentist seeing children in their operatory to be well-aware of the rare conditions which possibly may have influence on the oral health, its treatment approach, and thereby the outcome of the same in case they encounter such pediatric cases at their chair-side dental practices.

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