C A Humphrys

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This study of prematurely born children shows that the prevalence of enamel defects increases with decreasing birth weight. In very low birth-weight (VLBW, < 1500 g) children, the prevalence was 62.3 % compared to 27.3 % in the low birthweight (LBW, 1500-2500 g) group. In children with normal birth weight of > 2500 g, the prevalence was 12.8%. Both systemic(More)
This study compared the dental eruption status of a group of prematurely born, very low birth-weight (VLBW, < 1500 g) children with a group of low birth-weight (LBW, 15002500 g) as well as a group of normal birth-weight (NB W, 2500 g) children in order to determine if dental eruption is affected by low birth weight and prematurity of birth. Data were(More)
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