Effect of turpentine-induced fever during the enamel formation of rat incisor.

@article{Tung2006EffectOT,
  title={Effect of turpentine-induced fever during the enamel formation of rat incisor.},
  author={Kuochung Tung and Haruko Fujita and Yasuo Yamashita and Yuzo Takagi},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={464-70}
}
OBJECTIVE Some epidemiological studies have indicated that diseases resulting in prolonged and sustained fever, such as exanthemata, respiratory infections and otitis media in infantile period or childhood are likely to have a marked deleterious effect on enamel formation, but the relationship between fever and enamel defects is unknown. The purpose of the present study was to induce a persistent high fever and examine the effects on the developing tooth enamel. METHODS Twenty male Wistar… CONTINUE READING

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