Mustafa Aydinbelge

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Ectodermal dysplasia (ED) is a rare congenital disease that affects several ectodermal structures. Children with ED may have various manifestations of the disease that differ in severity. In addition to its other symptoms, ED causes anadontia and hypodontia of the primary or permanent teeth, impacted teeth, malformed and widely spaced peg-shaped teeth, and(More)
OBJECTIVES This is the first study to identify and classify the different morphological shapes of the mandibular lingula (ML) in children using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective study was performed to evaluate the shape, height, and location of the ML in relation to the surrounding structures using CBCT images of(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of various congenital dental anomalies in the permanent dentition of Turkish children with Down syndrome. METHODS The sample consisted of 216 diagnostic records of children diagnosed with Down syndrome. All subjects had a clinical examination as well as radiographs and photographs taken.(More)
This study aimed to analyze and assess the presence of accessory foramina and canals other than the nasopalatine canal (NPC) in the anterior palate region in a pediatric population, through cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) images, describing their location, direction, and diameter. Reformatted sagittal, coronal and axial slices of 368 individual CBCT(More)
BACKGROUND Severe congenital neutropenia (SCN), also known as Kostmann syndrome, was originally reported as an autosomal recessive disease of neutrophil production. The disease is characterized by a maturation arrest of neutrophil precursors at the promyelocytic stage of differentiation and by extremely low levels of mature neutrophils in peripheral blood.(More)
Infantile malignant osteopetrosis (IMO) is an uncommon autosomal recessive disease characterized by dense, brittle, sclerotic, radiopaque bones, which generally results in neurological and hematological abnormalities. In general, IMO is fatal, as patients fail to grow and expire due to complications of the disease such as severe chronic anemia, bleeding,(More)
OBJECTIVE Knowledge of primary tooth morphology is essential for clinical dentistry, especially for root canal treatment and dental traumatology. However, this has not been well documented to date with a large sample. This study was carried out to investigate the variation in number and morphology of the root canals of the primary molars, to study the(More)
OBJECTIVE Understanding potential problems associated with primary double teeth (PDT) are important to provide prophylactic measures, thereby preventing or minimizing possible complications. The purposes of this study were to investigate the prevalence of PDT in a group of Turkish children and to compare the distribution of the different types of double(More)
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