Gene defect in hypodontia: exclusion of EGF, EGFR, and FGF-3 as candidate genes.

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Hypodontia, congenital absence of one or a few permanent teeth without any systemic disorders, is regarded as an autosomally inherited dominant condition with varying expression and incomplete penetrance. Many studies have reported that the prevalence of hypodontia varies from 5% to 10% among European and Asian populations. The teeth most often missing are… (More)

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@article{Arte1996GeneDI, title={Gene defect in hypodontia: exclusion of EGF, EGFR, and FGF-3 as candidate genes.}, author={Sirpa Arte and Petteri Nieminen and Sinikka Pirinen and Irma Thesleff and L. Peltonen}, journal={Journal of dental research}, year={1996}, volume={75 6}, pages={1346-52} }